California wildfires now larger than New York City and Boston combined

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Firefighters are struggling to contain the biggest of six blazes burning in southern California, with the Thomas Fire slipping from 15% containment to 10% Sunday.

Elevated conditions: The Santa Ana winds are forecast to decrease heading into Tuesday, but could gust between 40-55 mph on Monday before tapering, CNN meteorologist Rachel Aissen says.

Ventura County and surrounding areas are under an elevated fire outlook, with temperatures remaining between 78-82 degrees Fahrenheit as humidity continues to fall in a range below 10%.

It has destroyed 790 structures and damaged 191, Ventura County Sheriff Captain Garo Kuredjian told CNN, with firefighting efforts costing $34 million by Sunday night.

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