California Names The Winds

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A home in Ojai is consumed by fire. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The utility Southern California Edison and L.A’s Department of Water and Power have implemented planned blackouts, just like PG&E has in northern California. This time of year in California is known for Santa Ana and other named winds, and authorities worry that high winds might spark a blaze along power lines. KQED's Saul Gonzalez talked about the danger of wind and fire in California with Craig Clements. He directs San Jose State’s Fire Weather Research Laboratory.

Guest: Craig Clements

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