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    Author(s): Michael A. Fosberg
    Date: 1965
    Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-078. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    Santa Ana wind structure varies between the high main ridges, the foothills, and the canyon bottoms. In each of these regions, a typical pattern characterizes the Santa Ana. Strong steady wind, at the high levels are determined almost completely by the large scale weather patterns. lntermediate canyons and ridges are affected by Santa Ana winds only when the foehn is well developed. The low lee side foothills are affected only on the most intense days.

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    Fosberg, Michael A. 1965. A Case study of the Santa Ana winds in the San Gabriel mountains. Res. Note PSW-RN-078. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p

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