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As devastating fires sweep through parts of the region, the National Weather Service forecast an extreme Santa Ana event, with the dry, downslope flame-spreading winds expected to gust up to 80 miles an hour over the next 18 to 24 hours.
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DOWNSLOPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of downslope for English Language Learners
: toward the bottom of a hill or mountain : down a slope
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