. Soaring heat, dry conditions in West lead to fire warnings; California faces potential power outages « JO LEE MAGAZINE

USA TODAY/The Dixie Fire, the largest wildfire burning in California, is expected to see increased fire behavior Saturday due to drying conditions. Meanwhile, the state is preparing for potential power outages.

The Dixie Fire has covered 376 square miles of Northern California, with 42 structures destroyed and more than 10,000 considered threatened. It flared up on Friday, but officials said the flames were within the lines set up by firefighting crews. The fire is expected to continue to spread toward control lines, burning interior areas, according to a Saturday status update.

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