|From @10news on Twitter, fire whirlwinds Wednesday|
around San Diego.
The wildfire season out West is usually in the late summer and early fall, and already the fires are huge, burning at least 30 houses.
Firefighters are scrambling all over southern California as more and more fires break out amid record heat and strong winds.
The winds and heat are expected to subside toward the weekend, but today's huge fires are only an opening salvo.
|From @Sappy_San_Diego on Twitter, a wildfire Wednesday|
near San Diego.
California, I'm afraid, is going to keep burning for at least the next five months as the incredible drought there continues.
Here's a video of one of the San Diego fires causing a "firenado"
And another view of the fires threatening homes in Carlsbad, CA