Marine Life Series: Santa Ana Winds, Wildfires and Upwelling
This intensifies these offshore winds, causing them to move at near hurricane speeds. To clarify the terminology, winds are named ... Santa Ana winds don’t start wildfires, but because they are dry, originating over the deserts, and often occur after ...
Santa Ana winds mess up Pasadena; 140 mph gusts in the Sierras
So what causes them? The Santa Ana winds are dry, feverishly warm gales named after the Santa Ana Canyon in southern California. They tend to arise in from October to March when high pressure develops over Nevada, forcing cool air toward the ground.
United We Tramp: How Santa Ana's Homeless Rose Up
Marini tosses out the name of a nonprofit that runs a storage center ... Civic Center Roundtable was launched by Marini in January, shortly after he moved out of the Catholic Worker house in Santa Ana. I met Marini a few years ago, during the early days ...
What Are the Santa Ana Winds?
The wind-driven flames have turned homes to ash and forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate. Named after Southern California's Santa Ana Canyon, the Santa Ana winds are a seasonal phenomenon that occurs during the fall, winter and spring but ...
The Santa Ana Wind
but by all reasonable historic accounts of the name origin Santa Ana Winds simply come from early residents living on the crop growing plains who knew strong winds blew strong from the Santa Ana Canyon in eastern Santa Ana, California where they were ...