Northern California Wildfires Top 160,000 Acres

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More than a dozen wildfires burning in northern California topped 160,000 acres by Wednesday, October 11, and officials said at least 21 people had died because of the fires.

Winds shifted from the north on Wednesday, which can be seen in this satellite imagery, and were reaching as high as 30 mph. Officials also said that around 50,000 people were still under evacuation orders. Credit: CIRA/RAMMB/NOAA via Storyful

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