Harold "Hal" McAlister

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Director of the Mount Wilson Observatory; Regents Professor at Georgia State University

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Fires as large as those blazing tonight in the Southland are usually spread by Santa Ana winds blowing in from the desert. These are a different story.

Wildfires Blazing Through Southland

Fires as large as those blazing tonight in the Southland are usually spread by Santa Ana winds blowing in from the desert. These are a different story.

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