Extreme heat, wind fuel California wildfire warnings

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee reports on the state of the fires and evacuations underway in one California town.
0:59 | 08/09/19

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Tough weather day for so much of the country right now the wildfire dangers growing across northwest in the south. Bracing for heed the will feel like 110 degrees ginger starts us off good morning ginger. Good morning George as anticipated it fires started breaking out yesterday erratic winds fueling them Kelsey will California nearly twenty acres burning mandatory evacuations. In place that's Lake County California's in northern California. And that's going to be the issue not just for not in California but much of the state of Oregon. You have this offshore low that's gonna create thunderstorms they're going to be for the most part dry meaning not rain but you can get lightning that start storms. And then outflow boundaries that caused more erratic winds but that's upwards of thirty me B and sixty miles per hour out of those. And then it's kind of sleeping together with that ridge in the southeast at bringing heat we're talking up to 100 Nate feels like in Houston this afternoon. 106. Jacksonville was the prolonged heat for a couple of days going through the weekend to be careful and get rest and get cool. Vice your warm weekend coming up right thank you ginger.

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