Thanksgiving In The Dark: Utilities Cut Power As Warm Temps And High Winds Increase Fire Risk

Thanksgiving In The Dark: Utilities Cut Power As Warm Temps And High Winds Increase Fire Risk


Warm temperatures and the arrival of the Santa Ana winds forced utilities in Southern California to consider cutting power Thursday morning in an effort to reduce the risk of fires.

Meteorologist Dann Cianca summed up the situation late Wednesday in a tweet, saying, “Santa Ana winds + dry conditions + warm temperatures = critical fire danger in Southern California. Heads up if you’re headed south.”

Santa Ana winds + dry conditions + warm temperatures = critical fire danger in Southern California. Heads up if you’re headed south… pic.twitter.com/tATxLccAhg

— Dann Cianca (@danncianca) November 25, 2021

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FOX 11 Los Angeles reported:

It has become the unwanted Thanksgiving tradition- power shut-offs by utility companies. Southern California Edison has already warned customers in some areas that they may lose power through Thanksgiving

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