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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Breaking News: Heroic South Carolina Firefighter Takes Down Active Shooter At Elementary School





"Hero" firefighter tackled elementary school gunman, officials say


TOWNVILLE, S.C. -- A volunteer firefighter tackled a teen suspect in a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, keeping him on the ground until law enforcement could take him into custody, a fire chief said Thursday.


Giving an emotional statement to reporters, Townville Fire Chief Billy McAdams said volunteer firefighter Jamie Brock was able to subdue the shooter while McAdams was inside tending to a critically wounded 6-year-old boy.
“In the past 24 hours, the word ‘hero’ has been used to describe the actions of firefighter Brock and other responders,” McAdams said. “Well, we agree. But we also believe the teachers and the staff of Townville Elementary School, who protected those children in the moments following those gunshots, are heroes just as well.”
The shooting began Wednesday afternoon in a rural area of Townville near the Georgia-South Carolina line. Authorities say the teenager killed his father, 47-year-old Jeffrey Osborne, and then drove to Townville Elementary School, about two miles away.

The teen crashed his pickup truck into the playground fence before opening fire and wounding a teacher and two students as they left the building for recess, Anderson County District 4 Superintendent Joanne Avery posted online Thursday. She said the shooter never entered the school.
Jacob Hall, 6, has been identified as one of the victims of the Townville, S.C., shooting on Sept. 28, 2016. HALL FAMILY / WSPA
Jacob Hall, 6, has been identified as one of the victims of the Townville, S.C., shooting on Sept. 28, 2016.
 HALL FAMILY / WSPA
"911 dispatchers received the initial call around 1:45 p.m. from a teacher who was in a classroom, reporting an armed male on the campus, officials said at a press conference Wednesday evening.

The shooting left a 6-year-old boy in critical condition and undergoing surgery, Scott Stoller, Anderson County’s director of  emergency services, told the Anderson Independent Mail. 
The other boy and a female teacher were in good condition, said Juana Slade, spokeswoman for AnMed Health Medical Center.  Both boys were 6 years old, the Independent Mail reported.
Anderson School District 4 superintendent Joanne Avery said the gunman was apprehended “within a matter of minutes.” Capt. Garland Major of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said officers arrived within seven minutes of the 1:45 p.m. 911 call and had the suspected shooter, a teenager, in custody by 2 p.m. The gunman was tackled by a volunteer Townville firefighter, the station reports." - From Previous Story
Teachers then led the students to safety inside. 
McAdams gave a harrowing account of the moments after officials received a 911 call at 1:45 p.m. from a teacher in a Townville Elementary classroom, reporting the gunman on school grounds.
McAdams said he called the school’s front office to confirm the report, and then he and Brock rushed to the scene from his nearby farm. He said he learned from a front office receptionist that the shooter and the wounded were in the back of the school near the playground, so he and Brock pulled into the school’s rear parking lot.
McAdams said they immediately noticed a black pickup truck that was crashed into the playground area. Once they checked inside the truck and found no one inside, the two heard teachers asking for help for wounded students inside.
That’s when the two decided to split up, McAdams said. Brock suggested McAdams, a paramedic, go inside to offer medical assistance, while Brock continued to search for the gunman.
Inside the school, McAdams said he encountered Meghan Hollingsworth, a teacher who had been shot in the shoulder, but she refused treatment and directed him to the most seriously wounded student – 6-year-old Jacob Hall, who had been shot in the leg.
“She was telling us to take care of Jacob and not to worry about her,” McAdams said.
Hollingsworth, McAdams said, was one of the teachers who had earlier helped usher students to safety despite her injuries.
McAdams said he and a school nurse tended to the boy until other agencies arrived to assist them, and the child was transported via LifeFlight to a pediatric trauma center. Hollingsworth and another 6-year-old boy, who had been shot in the foot, were transported via ambulance to a hospital.
Around the same time, unbeknownst to McAdams, he said Brock had encountered the gunman near a rear corner of the school.
“He felt it was imperative to the safety of the students, the teachers, and all the responders onsite – he immediately confronted and subdued that shooter and was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement placed him into custody,” McAdams said.

Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper said earlier that Brock, a 30-year veteran of the Townville Volunteer Fire Department, “just took him down” and stopped the teen before he could get inside the school.
Brock “wants to remain humble and quiet about it” as he believes “he did nothing any of the other volunteer firefighters wouldn’t have done,” Scott Stoller with Anderson County Emergency Management told the Associated Press.
Regardless, he said, “Firefighter Brock is absolutely a hero.”
Brock did not speak Thursday, but in a statement read by McAdams, he said “true heroes of yesterday’s senseless tragedy are the teachers who put their lives on the line to protect the students.”
Wiping away tears, McAdams said the “devastating” incident has shaken the close-knit community.
“We’re gonna feel this for a real long time,” he said.
He asked for prayers for Jacob Hall,  who remained in critical condition Thursday.
Sheriff’s Lt. Sheila Cole said officers and forensic specialists were returning to the school Thursday morning to resume their investigation. Authorities also said audio from the 911 calls made after the shootings will not be released while the investigation is ongoing.



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Jacob Hall, 6, has been identified as one of the victims of the Townville, S.C., shooting on Sept. 28, 2016.
 HALL FAMILY / WSPA

Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said the teen, crying and upset, called his grandmother’s cellphone at 1:44 p.m. Wednesday, Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said. The grandparents couldn’t understand what was going on, so they went to his home just 100 yards away. When they got there, they found Osborne dead and their grandson gone.
About one minute later, authorities received a 911 call from a teacher inside the school.
Avery said she was “heartbroken about this senseless act of violence” but credited the quick law enforcement response, the brave actions of teachers and staff and frequent school active shooter trainings with preventing more injuries.  
Television images showed officers swarming the school after the report of an active shooter. Some were on top of the roof while others were walking around the building. Students were driven away on buses accompanied by police officers to a nearby church.
Authorities said they don’t yet know a motive for the shooting and they were not sure if the students and teacher were targeted. The sheriff said the teen had been homeschooled.
“There are no racial undertones there. There’s no terrorism involved,” Major said. “We’re confident we have the sole shooter and no one else is involved.”
One of the students and the teacher were released from the hospital Wednesday evening, AnMed Health spokeswoman Juana Slade said. 
The school surrounded by working farms has about 300 students in its pre-kindergarten to sixth-grade classrooms. About 90 percent of the students are white, according to state records.
“This is the country,” Brandi Pierce, the mother of a sixth-grader, told The Associated Press as she began to cry. “You don’t have this in the country.”
The mother of the teen suspect said his family is “shocked and saddened.”
In a statement that Pastor James South provided to local media outlets, Tiffney Osborne said the family “cannot express the devastation we feel at the loss of our beloved Jeff.” A family spokesman later released this statement:
“Our entire family is absolutely shocked and saddened by the senseless actions of our son and grandson.
We are praying and will continue to do so for the two precious children who were wounded, and for their courageous teacher who was wounded while rescuing the children.
We cannot express the devastation we feel at the loss of our beloved Jeff.
We are thankful to have friends who have expressed their sympathy and support 2 Tiffney that the loss of her husband. Please pray for our family that the Lord will help us as we face this unimaginable ordeal.”
Authorities have not released the suspect’s name or age beyond saying he’s a teen.
The teacher wounded in the shooting, Meghan Hollingsworth, a first-grade teacher and mother of two who is in her 13th year of teaching, also was reluctant to talk. Both she and the student who was shot in the foot were transported in good condition.
“We are not interested in giving interviews or answering questions of any kind,” a sign posted on the front door of her home Thursday morning read.
“We ask that you respect our privacy,” the note said, while expressing appreciation for those concerned about her.

Story from: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/townville-elementary-school-shooting-hero-firefighter-tackled-elementary-school-gunman-officials-say/

Breaking News: Heroic South Carolina Firefighter Takes Down Active Shooter At Elementary School



"Hero" firefighter tackled elementary school gunman, officials say


TOWNVILLE, S.C. -- A volunteer firefighter tackled a teen suspect in a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, keeping him on the ground until law enforcement could take him into custody, a fire chief said Thursday.


Giving an emotional statement to reporters, Townville Fire Chief Billy McAdams said volunteer firefighter Jamie Brock was able to subdue the shooter while McAdams was inside tending to a critically wounded 6-year-old boy.
“In the past 24 hours, the word ‘hero’ has been used to describe the actions of firefighter Brock and other responders,” McAdams said. “Well, we agree. But we also believe the teachers and the staff of Townville Elementary School, who protected those children in the moments following those gunshots, are heroes just as well.”
The shooting began Wednesday afternoon in a rural area of Townville near the Georgia-South Carolina line. Authorities say the teenager killed his father, 47-year-old Jeffrey Osborne, and then drove to Townville Elementary School, about two miles away.

The teen crashed his pickup truck into the playground fence before opening fire and wounding a teacher and two students as they left the building for recess, Anderson County District 4 Superintendent Joanne Avery posted online Thursday. She said the shooter never entered the school.
"911 dispatchers received the initial call around 1:45 p.m. from a teacher who was in a classroom, reporting an armed male on the campus, officials said at a press conference Wednesday evening.
The shooting left a 6-year-old boy in critical condition and undergoing surgery, Scott Stoller, Anderson County’s director of  emergency services, told the Anderson Independent Mail. 
The other boy and a female teacher were in good condition, said Juana Slade, spokeswoman for AnMed Health Medical Center.  Both boys were 6 years old, the Independent Mail reported.
Anderson School District 4 superintendent Joanne Avery said the gunman was apprehended “within a matter of minutes.” Capt. Garland Major of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said officers arrived within seven minutes of the 1:45 p.m. 911 call and had the suspected shooter, a teenager, in custody by 2 p.m. The gunman was tackled by a volunteer Townville firefighter, the station reports." - From Previous Story
Teachers then led the students to safety inside. 
McAdams gave a harrowing account of the moments after officials received a 911 call at 1:45 p.m. from a teacher in a Townville Elementary classroom, reporting the gunman on school grounds.
McAdams said he called the school’s front office to confirm the report, and then he and Brock rushed to the scene from his nearby farm. He said he learned from a front office receptionist that the shooter and the wounded were in the back of the school near the playground, so he and Brock pulled into the school’s rear parking lot.
McAdams said they immediately noticed a black pickup truck that was crashed into the playground area. Once they checked inside the truck and found no one inside, the two heard teachers asking for help for wounded students inside.
That’s when the two decided to split up, McAdams said. Brock suggested McAdams, a paramedic, go inside to offer medical assistance, while Brock continued to search for the gunman.
Inside the school, McAdams said he encountered Meghan Hollingsworth, a teacher who had been shot in the shoulder, but she refused treatment and directed him to the most seriously wounded student – 6-year-old Jacob Hall, who had been shot in the leg.
“She was telling us to take care of Jacob and not to worry about her,” McAdams said.
Hollingsworth, McAdams said, was one of the teachers who had earlier helped usher students to safety despite her injuries.
McAdams said he and a school nurse tended to the boy until other agencies arrived to assist them, and the child was transported via LifeFlight to a pediatric trauma center. Hollingsworth and another 6-year-old boy, who had been shot in the foot, were transported via ambulance to a hospital.
Around the same time, unbeknownst to McAdams, he said Brock had encountered the gunman near a rear corner of the school.
“He felt it was imperative to the safety of the students, the teachers, and all the responders onsite – he immediately confronted and subdued that shooter and was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement placed him into custody,” McAdams said.

Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper said earlier that Brock, a 30-year veteran of the Townville Volunteer Fire Department, “just took him down” and stopped the teen before he could get inside the school.
Brock “wants to remain humble and quiet about it” as he believes “he did nothing any of the other volunteer firefighters wouldn’t have done,” Scott Stoller with Anderson County Emergency Management told the Associated Press.
Regardless, he said, “Firefighter Brock is absolutely a hero.”
Brock did not speak Thursday, but in a statement read by McAdams, he said “true heroes of yesterday’s senseless tragedy are the teachers who put their lives on the line to protect the students.”
Wiping away tears, McAdams said the “devastating” incident has shaken the close-knit community.
“We’re gonna feel this for a real long time,” he said.
He asked for prayers for Jacob Hall,  who remained in critical condition Thursday.
Sheriff’s Lt. Sheila Cole said officers and forensic specialists were returning to the school Thursday morning to resume their investigation. Authorities also said audio from the 911 calls made after the shootings will not be released while the investigation is ongoing.

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Jacob Hall, 6, has been identified as one of the victims of the Townville, S.C., shooting on Sept. 28, 2016.
 HALL FAMILY / WSPA

Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said the teen, crying and upset, called his grandmother’s cellphone at 1:44 p.m. Wednesday, Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said. The grandparents couldn’t understand what was going on, so they went to his home just 100 yards away. When they got there, they found Osborne dead and their grandson gone.
About one minute later, authorities received a 911 call from a teacher inside the school.
Avery said she was “heartbroken about this senseless act of violence” but credited the quick law enforcement response, the brave actions of teachers and staff and frequent school active shooter trainings with preventing more injuries.  
Television images showed officers swarming the school after the report of an active shooter. Some were on top of the roof while others were walking around the building. Students were driven away on buses accompanied by police officers to a nearby church.
Authorities said they don’t yet know a motive for the shooting and they were not sure if the students and teacher were targeted. The sheriff said the teen had been homeschooled.
“There are no racial undertones there. There’s no terrorism involved,” Major said. “We’re confident we have the sole shooter and no one else is involved.”
One of the students and the teacher were released from the hospital Wednesday evening, AnMed Health spokeswoman Juana Slade said. 
The school surrounded by working farms has about 300 students in its pre-kindergarten to sixth-grade classrooms. About 90 percent of the students are white, according to state records.
“This is the country,” Brandi Pierce, the mother of a sixth-grader, told The Associated Press as she began to cry. “You don’t have this in the country.”
The mother of the teen suspect said his family is “shocked and saddened.”
In a statement that Pastor James South provided to local media outlets, Tiffney Osborne said the family “cannot express the devastation we feel at the loss of our beloved Jeff.” A family spokesman later released this statement:
“Our entire family is absolutely shocked and saddened by the senseless actions of our son and grandson.
We are praying and will continue to do so for the two precious children who were wounded, and for their courageous teacher who was wounded while rescuing the children.
We cannot express the devastation we feel at the loss of our beloved Jeff.
We are thankful to have friends who have expressed their sympathy and support 2 Tiffney that the loss of her husband. Please pray for our family that the Lord will help us as we face this unimaginable ordeal.”
Authorities have not released the suspect’s name or age beyond saying he’s a teen.
The teacher wounded in the shooting, Meghan Hollingsworth, a first-grade teacher and mother of two who is in her 13th year of teaching, also was reluctant to talk. Both she and the student who was shot in the foot were transported in good condition.
“We are not interested in giving interviews or answering questions of any kind,” a sign posted on the front door of her home Thursday morning read.
“We ask that you respect our privacy,” the note said, while expressing appreciation for those concerned about her.

Story from: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/townville-elementary-school-shooting-hero-firefighter-tackled-elementary-school-gunman-officials-say/

Tuolumne County Marshes Fire grows to 1,000 acres 25 percent containment; evacuations lifted

Marshes Fire grows to 1,000 acres

25 percent containment; evacuations lifted

The Union Democrat 
Firefighters with dirty faces and bulldozer drivers clad in fire-retardant gear toiled this morning to try to get a handle on the Marshes Fire, which burned about 1,000 acres near Moccasin.
The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday night that the fire was 25 percent contained and residents were being allowed back into the homes, where power has been restored.
Law enforcement will remain on site through the night and Highway 49 remains closed.
On Tuesday, a hose line had been installed around the fire perimeter, authorities said.
Conditions for crews on the front lines continued hot and dry, with afternoon highs expected to peak in the 90s. They’re working in steep, rugged terrain in places and access is limited for crews on the ground. Pilots in helicopters began making water drops on the blaze before 10 a.m. Tuesday. More than 800 personnel are assigned to the fire.

Fire behavior was less extreme than Monday, when the slope-driven blaze threw out flames up to 50 feet tall at times, said Operations Chief Mike Blankenheim of Calaveras County Battalion 3.
Primary objectives for firefighters Wednesday include keeping the fire west of Highway 49 so it can’t climb the hill toward Big Oak Flat and Groveland, and safely building containment lines, Blankenheim said at a temporary command post on the 49, overlooking helicopter pilots and ground crews working hot spots on a blackened mountainside below Nancy’s Ridge.
One firefighter was injured, Cal Fire communications personnel in San Andreas said. The firefighter was airlifted to a hospital in Modesto. Details were not disclosed.
Blankenheim said fire camp for the Marshes Fire was relocated from Moccasin to the Calaveras County Fairgrounds, also known as Frogtown, outside Angels Camp.
Moccasin Ranch Estates
Rod Catalano, 76, was one of the few who refused to leave Moccasin Ranch Estates Monday night despite a mandatory evacuation order. He said he developed the area, subdividing it into 41 parcels of 37 acres each. There are 15 homes spread over more than 1,100 acres, and he was relieved when he drove his Jeep to check on them this morning.
“I don’t think we have any homes destroyed,” Catalano said before 8 a.m. “Me and John Sigfried stayed. I think we were pretty lucky.”
The fire was reported at 12:15 p.m. Monday. Catalano said his girlfriend, Nancy Simat, spotted the beginning of the blaze and called it in.
“It started at cattle guard one, on the Kelly Grade up Marshes Flat Road,” Catalano said. “Then it went over the hill toward the 49.”
Catalano said the fire appeared to be human-caused but he did not go into detail.
“It’ll come out,” he said.
Mandatory evacuations
At least 14 homes in Moccasin Ranch Estates were initially placed under mandatory evacuation orders, and an evacuation center at the Hacienda in La Grange was opened.
Debbie Calcote of the Sierra Delta Chapter of the American Red Cross said no one spent the night at the shelter. It was closed once the order was lifted.
The fire was burning south toward Coulterville, according to sheriff’s personnel. Highway 49 remained closed from the Highway 120 junction at Moccasin to Blacks Creek Road.
Catalano said a rancher named Cody Reed has about a hundred cows in the area. Reed was busy this morning on an all-terrain vehicle, looking for strays in the same area Catalano checked individual homes.
“They wouldn’t let us up here yesterday,” Catalano said as his Jeep lurched and bounced on ruts in the road toward Nancy’s Ridge. “I decided to stay to keep an eye on things. I think the nearest edge of the fire is about three miles up.”
Catalano said he bought the land known as Moccasin Ranch Estates in 1980. He subdivided in 1985 and started selling lots in 1995. Most of the people who own land up there are part-time residents. Some full-time residents are retirees.
He hollered at a “Moccasin Ranch jackrabbit” that jumped in the road, and he talked to deputies and firefighters who were driving slowly up and down the same unpaved section. He stopped at a neighbor’s house to check on their dog.

CA-SCU Loma Fire burning in steep inaccessible terrain in the Mt Loma Prieta, Mt Chual and Uvas Creek drainages. [MAP]

 Loma Wildland Fire Location Map
SITUATION 
Current Situation: 3,849 Containment: 22%
Overnight, the fire remained active in the brush and timber litter, which allowed the fire to make short runs and smolder throughout the night. The fire is burning in steep inaccessible terrain covered by drought stressed fuels, burning in the Mt Loma Prieta, Mt Chual and Uvas Creek drainages. Tonight at 7:00PM a community meeting will be held at Loma Prieta Elementary School, located at 23800 Summit Road, Los Gatos. 


Evacuations: 
Santa Clara County: Mandatory evacuation orders for the Loma Prieta ridgeline area including all tributary roads along Summit Road from Soquel San Jose Road to Ormsby Fire Station. This includes Uvas Canyon County Park, Loma Chiquita, Casa Loma, and Loma Prieta Way. Portions of Croy Road are under an evacuation warning. 
Santa Cruz County: All evacuation orders and warnings have been lifted. Evacuation alerts in Santa Clara County can be received by signing up for AlertSCC

Evacuation Centers: 
Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Ave, Watsonville (large animals welcome) 
Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos 
Morgan Hill Presbyterian Church, 16970 De Witt Avenue, Morgan Hill 

Road Closures:
 Loma Chiquita Road Summit Road from Soquel San Jose Road to Pole Line Road Casa Loma Road at McKean/Uvas Mount Madonna at Ormsby Road Mount Bache Road at Highland Road is open to residents only. Mount Madonna Road at Pole Line Road Croy Road at Uvas Road is open to residents only. 


Incident Start Date: 9/26/16
Incident Start Time: 2:42 PM 
Incident Type: Vegetation Fire 
Cause: Under Investigation 
Incident Location: Loma Chiquita Road and Loma Prieta Road, Los Gatos 
Acreage: 3,849 Containment: 22% 
Expected Containment: 10/3/16 
Injuries:
Structures Threatened: 325 
Structures Destroyed: 1-Single Residence and 6-Outbuildings 
Structures Damaged: 1-Single Residence 

RESOURCES 
Engines: 140 
Water Tenders: 16 
Helicopters: 15 
Air Tankers:
Hand Crews: 60 
Dozers: 32 
Other:
Total Personnel: 1,762 
Cooperating Agencies: California Highway Patrol, Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Cruz County Sherriff’s Office, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, San Jose Water Company, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Pacific Gas and Electric and Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Services, California Conservation Corps, Red Cross, Santa Clara County Fire Safe Council, Santa Clara County Parks, Santa Clara County Open Space District, and Mid-Peninsula Open Space District 

www.readyforwildfire.org

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Gov. Jerry Brownsigned legislation letting Californians smash car windows to save pets from extreme temperatures #CAlaw #CAdogs #CApets



Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article103994641.html#storylink=cpy

Offering relief to dogs stuck in hot cars, Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed legislation letting Californians in limited cases – and without fear of civil liability – smash car windows to save them from extreme heat or cold
Assembly Bill 797, by Assemblymen Marc Steinorth, R-Rancho Cucamonga, and Miguel Santiago, D-Los Angeles, "allows freeing animals from vehicles that are too hot or too cold as long as there is no other way to rescue the animal and law enforcement has first been contacted."

The bill was supported by the Humane Society of the United States and other animal groups. It was opposed by some dog clubs that warned of overzealous liberators.

In one other animal-related measure, Brown, an owner of two dogs, vetoed Assembly Bill 1824, which would have expanded the circumstances in which someone could be charged with causing the injury or death of a guide or service dog.

Brown complained in a veto message that the law would add to “the scope of the current penal code which already is convoluted and unnecessarily complex.”

He said, “I believe that existing law provides an adequate deterrent and sufficient punishment.”

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Red Flag Warnings

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
101 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...STRONG WINDS AND POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES EXPECTED TONIGHT IN
HIGH TERRAIN OF CURRY...WESTERN JOSEPHINE...AND WESTERN SISKIYOU
COUNTIES...

.A VERY DRY AIR MASS WILL COMBINE WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST TO EAST
WINDS...RESULTING IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TONIGHT.
THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE FOCUSED OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
CURRY...WESTERN JOSEPHINE...AND WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTIES. WINDS
SHOULD DIMINISH SOME LATE SUNDAY MORNING BUT HUMIDITIES WILL
REMAIN LOW.

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WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
101 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM PDT
SUNDAY FOR NORTHEAST WINDS AND POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY FOR
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1500 FEET IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 619...

* IMPACTS: NORTHEAST WINDS, POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY, AND HIGH FIRE
  DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF ANY NEW
  AND EXISTING FIRES.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR...ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1500 FEET IN FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 619.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN SOUTHWEST OR...EXTREME SOUTHERN
  COOS...CURRY...WESTERN JOSEPHINE.

* WIND: NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY RECOVERIES: 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY NEW OR
  EXISTING FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
101 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...STRONG WINDS AND POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES EXPECTED TONIGHT IN
HIGH TERRAIN OF CURRY...WESTERN JOSEPHINE...AND WESTERN SISKIYOU
COUNTIES...

.A VERY DRY AIR MASS WILL COMBINE WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST TO EAST
WINDS...RESULTING IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TONIGHT.
THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE FOCUSED OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
CURRY...WESTERN JOSEPHINE...AND WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTIES. WINDS
SHOULD DIMINISH SOME LATE SUNDAY MORNING BUT HUMIDITIES WILL
REMAIN LOW.

CAZ280-251315-
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WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
101 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM PDT
SUNDAY FOR EAST WIND WITH POOR OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY FOR
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

* IMPACTS: EAST WINDS, POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY, AND HIGH FIRE
  DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF NEW AND
  EXISTING FIRES.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280 FOR
  ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN NORTHERN CA...WESTERN SISKIYOU.

* WIND: EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY RECOVERIES: 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY NEW OR
  EXISTING FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
101 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...STRONG WINDS AND POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES EXPECTED TONIGHT IN
HIGH TERRAIN OF CURRY...WESTERN JOSEPHINE...AND WESTERN SISKIYOU
COUNTIES...

.A VERY DRY AIR MASS WILL COMBINE WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST TO EAST
WINDS...RESULTING IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TONIGHT.
THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE FOCUSED OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
CURRY...WESTERN JOSEPHINE...AND WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTIES. WINDS
SHOULD DIMINISH SOME LATE SUNDAY MORNING BUT HUMIDITIES WILL
REMAIN LOW.

ORZ618-251315-
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SOUTHERN OREGON COAST-
101 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM PDT
SUNDAY FOR NORTHEAST WIND WITH POOR OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY
FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1500 FEET IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 618...

* IMPACTS: NORTHEAST WINDS, POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY, AND HIGH FIRE
  DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF ANY NEW
  AND EXISTING FIRES.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 618 ABOVE
  1500 FEET.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN SOUTHWEST OR...CURRY.

* WIND: NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY RECOVERY: 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY NEW OR
  EXISTING FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.


&&

$$

SK

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1153 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST...AND
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN...WILL BRING DRY AND
WARMER WEATHER THROUGH MONDAY WITH PERIODS OF GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS AND INTO EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE
VALLEYS...INCLUDING INLAND ORANGE COUNTY. THE MOST CRITICAL
COMBINATION OF HEAT...HUMIDITY...AND WIND IS EXPECTED SUNDAY. ON
MONDAY...A SLIGHT RECOVERY IN HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED.

CAZ248-257-250500-
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/O.NEW.KSGX.FW.W.0005.160925T0700Z-160926T2200Z/
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS - THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE TRABUCO RANGER DISTRICT OF THE CLEVELAND NATIONAL
FOREST-
1153 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
MONDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE INLAND EMPIRE...
THE SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
MONDAY.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH...EXCEPT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 45 TO 55 BELOW THE CAJON
  PASS...AND THROUGH AND ALONG THE SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND
  FOOTHILLS SUNDAY AND MONDAY MORNINGS.

* HUMIDITY...LOWEST OF 8 TO 12 PERCENT WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY.

* OUTLOOK...GRADUAL COOLING WITH HIGHER HUMIDITY AND WEAKER WINDS
  TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR
  AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HEAT WILL CONTRIBUTE
TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1153 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST...AND
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN...WILL BRING DRY AND
WARMER WEATHER THROUGH MONDAY WITH PERIODS OF GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS AND INTO EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE
VALLEYS...INCLUDING INLAND ORANGE COUNTY. THE MOST CRITICAL
COMBINATION OF HEAT...HUMIDITY...AND WIND IS EXPECTED SUNDAY. ON
MONDAY...A SLIGHT RECOVERY IN HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED.

CAZ250-265-554-250500-
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/O.NEW.KSGX.FW.W.0005.160925T0700Z-160926T2200Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY INLAND VALLEYS-SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-
ORANGE COUNTY INLAND AREAS-
1153 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
MONDAY FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE INLAND
VALLEYS OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY...INLAND ORANGE COUNTY...AND THROUGH
THE SAN GORGONIO PASS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
MONDAY.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 35 MPH...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH SUNDAY
  MORNING INTO MONDAY.

* HUMIDITY...LOWEST OF 8 TO 12 PERCENT SUNDAY. SLIGHTLY HIGHER ON
  MONDAY. POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY.

* OUTLOOK...GRADUAL COOLING WITH HIGHER HUMIDITY AND WEAKER WINDS
  TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR
  AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HEAT WILL CONTRIBUTE
TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

JAD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1153 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST...AND
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN...WILL BRING DRY AND
WARMER WEATHER THROUGH MONDAY WITH PERIODS OF GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS AND INTO EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE
VALLEYS...INCLUDING INLAND ORANGE COUNTY. THE MOST CRITICAL
COMBINATION OF HEAT...HUMIDITY...AND WIND IS EXPECTED SUNDAY. ON
MONDAY...A SLIGHT RECOVERY IN HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED.

CAZ256-258-250500-
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/O.NEW.KSGX.FW.W.0005.160925T0700Z-160926T2200Z/
RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE SAN JACINTO RANGER DISTRICT OF THE SAN BERNARDINO
NATIONAL FOREST-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE PALOMAR AND DESCANSO RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE
CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST-
1153 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
MONDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE RIVERSIDE AND
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
MONDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH...BECOMING 25 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 50 TO 60 MPH
  ALONG WIND-PRONE COASTAL SLOPES SUNDAY MORNING INTO MONDAY.

* HUMIDITY...LOWEST OF 8 TO 12 PERCENT SUNDAY WITH POOR OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERY...BECOMING 12 TO 20 PERCENT ON MONDAY.

* OUTLOOK...GRADUAL COOLING WITH HIGHER HUMIDITY AND WEAKER WINDS
  TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR
  AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HEAT WILL CONTRIBUTE
TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1153 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST...AND
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN...WILL BRING DRY AND
WARMER WEATHER THROUGH MONDAY WITH PERIODS OF GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS AND INTO EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE
VALLEYS...INCLUDING INLAND ORANGE COUNTY. THE MOST CRITICAL
COMBINATION OF HEAT...HUMIDITY...AND WIND IS EXPECTED SUNDAY. ON
MONDAY...A SLIGHT RECOVERY IN HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED.

CAZ255-250500-
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/O.NEW.KSGX.FW.W.0005.160925T0700Z-160926T2200Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE MOUNTAIN TOP AND FRONT COUNTRY RANGER DISTRICTS OF
THE SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST-
1153 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
MONDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY ALONG THE COASTAL SLOPES
AND PASS AREAS OF THE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
MONDAY.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 TO 50 MPH SUNDAY
  MORNING INTO MONDAY.

* HUMIDITY...LOWEST OF 8 TO 12 PERCENT WITH POOR OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERY.

* OUTLOOK...GRADUAL COOLING WITH HIGHER HUMIDITY AND WEAKER WINDS
  TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR
  AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HEAT WILL CONTRIBUTE
TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS MANY
MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY AREAS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM MALIBU
TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY
DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...HOT
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS.
WHILE THE SANTA ANA WINDS WILL BE WEAKER TODAY...THERE WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING ACROSS INLAND AREAS.

THE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN AREAL
COVERAGE AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...WHEN
THE OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST
FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU. SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BRING THE MOST CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DUE TO THE STRONGER WINDS...WIDESPREAD
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES...AND WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES. THIS TYPE OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED
WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WOULD BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD ALONG WITH EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR FOR ANY
NEW FIRE IGNITIONS.

GUSTY SANTA ANA CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY BUT WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AND MORE
EASTERLY IN NATURE. CONTINUED VERY HOT AND DRY MONDAY WITH WINDS
SLOWLY DECREASING... HOWEVER... COASTAL AREAS SHOULD SEE A
BETTER SEABREEZE RETURNING LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

CAZ253-254-242300-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
  TODAY...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH ON
  SUNDAY. GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS CONTINUING INTO
  MONDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 5 AND 10 PERCENT
  THROUGH MONDAY. POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES AT NIGHT...ESPECIALLY
  WINDY AREAS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND VERY WARM TEMPERATURES
WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS MANY
MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY AREAS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM MALIBU
TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY
DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...HOT
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS.
WHILE THE SANTA ANA WINDS WILL BE WEAKER TODAY...THERE WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING ACROSS INLAND AREAS.

THE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN AREAL
COVERAGE AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...WHEN
THE OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST
FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU. SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BRING THE MOST CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DUE TO THE STRONGER WINDS...WIDESPREAD
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES...AND WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES. THIS TYPE OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED
WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WOULD BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD ALONG WITH EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR FOR ANY
NEW FIRE IGNITIONS.

GUSTY SANTA ANA CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY BUT WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AND MORE
EASTERLY IN NATURE. CONTINUED VERY HOT AND DRY MONDAY WITH WINDS
SLOWLY DECREASING... HOWEVER... COASTAL AREAS SHOULD SEE A
BETTER SEABREEZE RETURNING LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

CAZ240-241-242300-
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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY
COAST FROM MALIBU TO WEST HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

* WINDS...LOCAL NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH TODAY...BECOMING
  MORE WIDESPREAD AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH ON SUNDAY...MAINLY FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU AND EXTENDING INTO
  THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LOWERING TO 5 TO 15 PERCENT ON SUNDAY AND
  MONDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE
OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

GOMBERG/BOLDT

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS MANY
MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY AREAS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM MALIBU
TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY
DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...HOT
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS.
WHILE THE SANTA ANA WINDS WILL BE WEAKER TODAY...THERE WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING ACROSS INLAND AREAS.

THE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN AREAL
COVERAGE AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...WHEN
THE OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST
FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU. SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BRING THE MOST CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DUE TO THE STRONGER WINDS...WIDESPREAD
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES...AND WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES. THIS TYPE OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED
WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WOULD BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD ALONG WITH EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR FOR ANY
NEW FIRE IGNITIONS.

GUSTY SANTA ANA CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY BUT WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AND MORE
EASTERLY IN NATURE. CONTINUED VERY HOT AND DRY MONDAY WITH WINDS
SLOWLY DECREASING... HOWEVER... COASTAL AREAS SHOULD SEE A
BETTER SEABREEZE RETURNING LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

CAZ288-242300-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH TODAY
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH ON SUNDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 5 PERCENT. POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY
  AT NIGHT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS MANY
MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY AREAS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM MALIBU
TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY
DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...HOT
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS.
WHILE THE SANTA ANA WINDS WILL BE WEAKER TODAY...THERE WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING ACROSS INLAND AREAS.

THE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN AREAL
COVERAGE AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...WHEN
THE OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST
FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU. SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BRING THE MOST CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DUE TO THE STRONGER WINDS...WIDESPREAD
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES...AND WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES. THIS TYPE OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED
WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WOULD BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD ALONG WITH EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR FOR ANY
NEW FIRE IGNITIONS.

GUSTY SANTA ANA CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY BUT WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AND MORE
EASTERLY IN NATURE. CONTINUED VERY HOT AND DRY MONDAY WITH WINDS
SLOWLY DECREASING... HOWEVER... COASTAL AREAS SHOULD SEE A
BETTER SEABREEZE RETURNING LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

CAZ244>246-547-242300-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY VALLEYS INCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA
MOUNTAINS...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH...INCREASING
  TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH ON SUNDAY EXCEPT ISOLATED
  GUSTS TO 55 MPH ACROSS THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS
  IN EASTERN VENTURA COUNTY. GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS CONTINUING INTO
  MONDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 5 AND 10 PERCENT
  THROUGH MONDAY. POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES AT NIGHT...ESPECIALLY
  FOOTHILLS AND WINDY AREAS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
510 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...STRONG AND GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS IN THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS
TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING ALONG WITH HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND AND
RESULT IN HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS BY SUNDAY. IN ADDITION...LOCALLY
STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP
IN THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING. STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE HIGHER
RIDGES AND PEAKS IN NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY AND NORTHERN NAPA
COUNTY. WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DECREASE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HOT AND
DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.


CAZ507-242200-
/O.NEW.KMTR.FW.W.0003.160925T0400Z-160925T2200Z/
NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-
510 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM PDT
SUNDAY FOR STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS AND HOT AND
DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 507...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 3
PM PDT SUNDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 507...THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS.
  STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED ABOVE 1500 FEET IN NORTHERN SONOMA
  COUNTY AND NORTHERN NAPA COUNTY.

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH ON
  SATURDAY NIGHT WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
  WINDS REMAINING STRONG AND GUSTY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AND THEN
  SLOWLY DIMINISHING SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO 15 TO 25%
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH LITTLE RECOVERY EXPECTED ABOVE 2000 FEET
  ON SATURDAY NIGHT. HUMIDITY VALUES FORECAST TO DROP TO AS LOW AS
  10% ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

DYKEMA

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
300 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR MOST OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY AND
SURROUNDING TERRAIN...

.STRENGTHENING HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN A RETURN OF HOT AND
DRY WEATHER ALONG WITH BREEZY NORTH TO EAST WINDS ACROSS THE
INTERIOR OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA THIS WEEKEND RESULTING IN
INCREASED FIRE DANGER.

CAZ213-215>217-263-264-266-268-279-242300-
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.W.0005.160924T1900Z-160926T0100Z/
EASTERN PORTION OF SHASTA/TRINITY NF-
NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY TO SOUTHERN TEHAMA COUNTY LINE BELOW
1000 FT-
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY IN GLENN, COLUSA, YUBA, NORTHERN
SUTTER, AND BUTTE COUNTY BELOW 1000 FT-
SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY IN YOLO-
SACRAMENTO FAR WESTERN PLACER, SOUTHERN SUTTER AND SOLANO COUNTY
BELOW 1000 FT-SOUTHEAST EDGE SHASTA-
TRINITY NF AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF TEHAMA-GLENN UNIT-
LAKE COUNTY PORTION OF LAKE-NAPA-SONOMA UNIT-
NORTHERN SIERRA FOOTHILLS FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES PORTIONS
OF SHASTA-TRINITY AND BUTTE UNITS-
NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/S
WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK-
BECKWORTH PEAK)-EASTERN MENDOCINO NF-
300 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM PDT SUNDAY
FOR GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
213...215...216... 217...263...264...266...268 AND 279...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 213. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 215.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 216. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 217. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 263. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 266. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 268. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 15-30 MPH. WINDS DEVELOP THROUGH MUCH
  OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY BY MIDDAY WITH STRONGER WINDS
  DEVELOPING IN THE NORTHERN SIERRA/CASCADE FOOTHILLS AND COAST
  RANGE TONIGHT.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON MINIMUM 8 TO 18 PERCENT TODAY, SLIGHTLY
  LOWER SUNDAY. POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY OF ONLY 20 TO 40 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...RAPID SPREAD OF ANY FIRE STARTS LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

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