Powerful Winds Spark New Wildfires In California | NBC Nightly News

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The Santa Ana winds were as powerful as a Category 2 hurricane in parts of Southern California, grounding firefighting aircraft. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful n



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Substantial, it's not just the size and power of these wildfires exploding out of control today, but the epic winds, fanning them, creating the perfect recipe for disaster fighting flames and southern california's notorious santa ana winds. Today, the critical air attack was grounded, after gusts reached 96 miles. An hour outside los angeles, the power of a category 2 hurricane. This was the race ...
o escape, as at least 60 000 were forced to evacuate, irvine even firefighters, struggling to stand their ground to in critical condition, bracing for an unprecedented wind event across the state. More than a million have had their power cut to prevent the very kind of disaster that could unfold tonight on the heels of what has been a historic and deadly wildfire season. The winds fanning these flames are expected to last another 24 hours. Hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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