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Re: Any Which Way The Wind Blows (289 Views)
Posted by: Strike (IP Logged)
Date: October 30, 2019 03:56PM

Tavasco Wrote:
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> Assuming wind and wild fires don't cause
> cancellation of BC festivities, I got to wondering
> which way the Santa Ana winds blow @ the SA track.
>
>
> I believe the winds blow from east to west. Out
> of the foothills and down into the L.A. Basin.
> While glancing @ google didn't help me much it's
> my best guess that the 40+ mph gust will be mostly
> helping on the back stretch and mostly stopping
> momentum in the stretch.
>
> Then again keeping it simple, so what, just no
> evacuations please.

I live in the beach community in So Cal. Your hypothesis is correct. The Santa Ana winds blow from the desert to the ocean causing very dry and warm weather. Winds are expected to be 10-15 miles per hour and if they remain Santa Ana, they should be headwinds (albeit fairly minor) going into the stretch. While there are at least 10 major CA fires burning at present, none are in the Arcadia area. Weather is expected to be high of mid-80's during the day and lows of upper 50's at night.



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