Saturday, January 11, 2014

FIRE WEATHER WATCH SANTA ANA WINDS SO CAL MOUNTAINS VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS #CaFire #CaWx

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
949 PM PST FRI JAN 10 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
FOR THE MOUNTAINS...VALLEYS...AND ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS.

.A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT...AND AT THE SURFACE OVER
THE GREAT BASIN WILL RESULT IN SANTA ANA CONDITIONS OVER SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA MUCH OF NEXT WEEK. VERY DRY AIR...MUCH ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND PERIODS OF STRONG...GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY
RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY.
IN ADDITION...LACK OF RAINFALL THIS WINTER HAS FURTHER DRIED
VEGETATION WELL BEYOND NORMAL FOR MID-WINTER IN MANY AREAS. THE
WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST MONDAY AND TUESDAY...THEN WEAKEN SLIGHTLY
THROUGH FRIDAY...BUT REMAIN OFFSHORE. DUE TO THE VERY DRY
CONDITIONS AND WARM DAYS...AN ELEVATED WILDFIRE THREAT WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

CAZ242-248-250-255>258-112000-
/O.CON.KSGX.FW.A.0001.140113T1100Z-140115T1500Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY INLAND VALLEYS-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE MOUNTAIN TOP AND FRONT COUNTRY RANGER DISTRICTS OF
THE SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE SAN JACINTO RANGER DISTRICT OF THE SAN BERNARDINO
NATIONAL FOREST-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE TRABUCO RANGER DISTRICT OF THE CLEVELAND NATIONAL
FOREST-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE PALOMAR AND DESCANSO RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE
CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST-
949 PM PST FRI JAN 10 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW
HUMIDITY ...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH THROUGH
  AND BELOW WIND PRONE PASSES AND CANYONS AND ALONG THE
  FOOTHILLS.

* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MID TEENS EARLY MONDAY MORNING..
  DECREASING TO 6 TO 14 PERCENT BY LATE MORNING AND CONTINUING
  THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT WITH VERY POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY..
  ESPECIALLY IN WIND PRONE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.



URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
302 PM PST FRI JAN 10 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ENTIRE VENTURA COUNTY AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTY EXCLUDING ANTELOPE VALLEY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING..

.MODERATE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER AREAS OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES SUNDAY NIGHT AND THEN PERSIST
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK
MONDAY AND THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.
EXTREMELY LOW HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY BECOME WIDESPREAD BY MONDAY AND
LITTLE OR NO RECOVERY IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
PERIOD.

CAZ240-244-245-288-547-548-111745-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.A.0002.140113T0900Z-140115T1600Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-
VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
302 PM PST FRI JAN 10 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR MODERATE SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY
LOW HUMIDITY..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH MONDAY
  MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 MPH MONDAY
  NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  20 MPH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WIDESPREAD MIDDLE TEENS BY MONDAY MORNING
  AND THEN SINGLE DIGITS ON TUESDAY WITH LITTLE OR NO OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...MINIMUM 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND
  MAXIMUM 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS THERE COULD BE RAPID SPREAD
  OF WILDFIRE THAT WOULD LEAD TO A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH. LISTEN FOR
LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.



URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
302 PM PST FRI JAN 10 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ENTIRE VENTURA COUNTY AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTY EXCLUDING ANTELOPE VALLEY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING..

.MODERATE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER AREAS OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES SUNDAY NIGHT AND THEN PERSIST
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK
MONDAY AND THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.
EXTREMELY LOW HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY BECOME WIDESPREAD BY MONDAY AND
LITTLE OR NO RECOVERY IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
PERIOD.

CAZ241-111745-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.A.0002.140114T0200Z-140115T1600Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
302 PM PST FRI JAN 10 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR MODERATE SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY
LOW HUMIDITY FOR HOLLYWOOD HILLS TO MALIBU..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH MONDAY
  MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 MPH MONDAY
  NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  20 MPH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WIDESPREAD MIDDLE TEENS BY MONDAY MORNING
  AND THEN SINGLE DIGITS ON TUESDAY WITH LITTLE OR NO OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...MINIMUM 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND
  MAXIMUM 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS THERE COULD BE RAPID SPREAD
  OF WILDFIRE THAT WOULD LEAD TO A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH. LISTEN FOR
LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.



URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
302 PM PST FRI JAN 10 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ENTIRE VENTURA COUNTY AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTY EXCLUDING ANTELOPE VALLEY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING..

.MODERATE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER AREAS OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES SUNDAY NIGHT AND THEN PERSIST
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK
MONDAY AND THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.
EXTREMELY LOW HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY BECOME WIDESPREAD BY MONDAY AND
LITTLE OR NO RECOVERY IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
PERIOD.

CAZ246-253-254-111745-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.A.0002.140113T0900Z-140115T1600Z/
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
302 PM PST FRI JAN 10 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR MODERATE SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY
LOW HUMIDITY..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH MONDAY
  MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 45 MPH MONDAY
  NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WIDESPREAD MIDDLE TEENS BY MONDAY MORNING
  AND THEN SINGLE DIGITS ON TUESDAY WITH LITTLE OR NO OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...MINIMUM 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND
  MAXIMUM 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS THERE COULD BE RAPID SPREAD
  OF WILDFIRE THAT WOULD LEAD TO A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH. LISTEN FOR
LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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