Meanwhile, red-flag warnings for fire danger remain in effect until Wednesday evening.
RED FLAG WARNING for high fire danger due to gusty winds & low humidity across many areas of California. http://t.co/F7TqyEa7tn— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) January 15, 2014
warning: red flag warning still in effect! 3 homes burned in Kimball Island brush fire near Antioch . http://t.co/LAVXO4X0Kj— Kristen Sze TV News (@abc7kristensze) January 15, 2014
The fires burning in Southern California have charred more than 250,000 acres. NASA is testing science instruments intended for space by measuring environmental impacts in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.