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Gusty winds and warming trend to increase fire danger early in week

Gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity and a warming trend will increase the chances of fire danger at least through the early part of Thanksgiving week, weather experts said Sunday. The wind advisory calls for gusts of up to 50 miles per hour in the San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica mountains through Monday afternoon – but that will almost certainly be extended into Tuesday, said David Sweet, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Oxnard. As a result of these conditions, there is a fire weather watch for L.A. County’s coastal, valley and mountain areas, he said. However, it’s likely that the weather service could issue a red flag warning Sunday...

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