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Sunday, October 6, 2013

RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SOCAL MOUNTAINS #CAFIRE #CAWX

Urgent Southern California Fire Weather  Messages
Red Flag Warning For Santa Ana Winds  
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY SANTA
ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR VENTURA COUNTY AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTY EXCLUDING ANTELOPE VALLEY AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS OF SANTA
BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES..

.SANTA ANA WINDS HAVE WEAKENED CONSIDERABLY ACROSS THE
AREA...HOWEVER GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE STILL OCCURRING THIS
MORNING...ESPECIALLY IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS...WHILE
HUMIDITIES REMAIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO
20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY. A SLIGHT ONSHORE BREEZE IS EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP FOR COAST AND VALLEY AREAS BY THIS AFTERNOON. ON MONDAY
THIS ONSHORE BREEZE WILL REACH THE MOUNTAINS AND ANTELOPE VALLEY
AND THERE MAY BE A BRIEF PERIOD OF NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS THERE
IN THE AFTERNOON AS HUMIDITIES REMAIN BELOW 15 PERCENT AND WINDS
GUST TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH. HUMIDITY RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL
CONTINUE TO BE VERY POOR IN THE MOUNTAINS.

CAZ240-244-245-070100-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-131007T0100Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-
VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND VALLEYS..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AND
  DECREASING TO 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 PERCENT OR LESS.

* TEMPERATURES...MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES UPPER 80S AND 90S.

* 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 RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND VERY WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. 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
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY SANTA
ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR VENTURA COUNTY AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTY EXCLUDING ANTELOPE VALLEY AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS OF SANTA
BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES..

.SANTA ANA WINDS HAVE WEAKENED CONSIDERABLY ACROSS THE
AREA...HOWEVER GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE STILL OCCURRING THIS
MORNING...ESPECIALLY IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS...WHILE
HUMIDITIES REMAIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO
20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY. A SLIGHT ONSHORE BREEZE IS EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP FOR COAST AND VALLEY AREAS BY THIS AFTERNOON. ON MONDAY
THIS ONSHORE BREEZE WILL REACH THE MOUNTAINS AND ANTELOPE VALLEY
AND THERE MAY BE A BRIEF PERIOD OF NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS THERE
IN THE AFTERNOON AS HUMIDITIES REMAIN BELOW 15 PERCENT AND WINDS
GUST TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH. HUMIDITY RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL
CONTINUE TO BE VERY POOR IN THE MOUNTAINS.

CAZ251-252-070100-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-131007T0100Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY EAST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
MOUNTAINS OF SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES..

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH...DECREASING
  TO 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WIDESPREAD 10 PERCENT OR LESS.

* TEMPERATURES...MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES AROUND 80 TO LOWER 90S.

* 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 RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND VERY WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. 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
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY SANTA
ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR VENTURA COUNTY AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTY EXCLUDING ANTELOPE VALLEY AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS OF SANTA
BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES..

.SANTA ANA WINDS HAVE WEAKENED CONSIDERABLY ACROSS THE
AREA...HOWEVER GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE STILL OCCURRING THIS
MORNING...ESPECIALLY IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS...WHILE
HUMIDITIES REMAIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO
20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY. A SLIGHT ONSHORE BREEZE IS EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP FOR COAST AND VALLEY AREAS BY THIS AFTERNOON. ON MONDAY
THIS ONSHORE BREEZE WILL REACH THE MOUNTAINS AND ANTELOPE VALLEY
AND THERE MAY BE A BRIEF PERIOD OF NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS THERE
IN THE AFTERNOON AS HUMIDITIES REMAIN BELOW 15 PERCENT AND WINDS
GUST TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH. HUMIDITY RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL
CONTINUE TO BE VERY POOR IN THE MOUNTAINS.

CAZ288-547-070100-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-131007T0100Z/
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
SANTA CLARITA AND SAN FERNANDO VALLEYS..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH...STRONGEST IN THE SANTA CLARITA
  VALLEY AND NORTHERN SAN FERNANDO VALLEY. WINDS SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTH AND DECREASING TO 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 PERCENT OR LESS.

* TEMPERATURES...MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES UPPER 80S TO MID 90S.

* 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 RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND VERY WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. 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
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY SANTA
ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR VENTURA COUNTY AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTY EXCLUDING ANTELOPE VALLEY AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS OF SANTA
BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES..

.SANTA ANA WINDS HAVE WEAKENED CONSIDERABLY ACROSS THE
AREA...HOWEVER GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE STILL OCCURRING THIS
MORNING...ESPECIALLY IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS...WHILE
HUMIDITIES REMAIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO
20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY. A SLIGHT ONSHORE BREEZE IS EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP FOR COAST AND VALLEY AREAS BY THIS AFTERNOON. ON MONDAY
THIS ONSHORE BREEZE WILL REACH THE MOUNTAINS AND ANTELOPE VALLEY
AND THERE MAY BE A BRIEF PERIOD OF NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS THERE
IN THE AFTERNOON AS HUMIDITIES REMAIN BELOW 15 PERCENT AND WINDS
GUST TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH. HUMIDITY RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL
CONTINUE TO BE VERY POOR IN THE MOUNTAINS.

CAZ253-254-070100-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-131007T0100Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP 40
  MPH...DECREASING TO 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 PERCENT OR LESS.

* 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 RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES
WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. 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
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY SANTA
ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR VENTURA COUNTY AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTY EXCLUDING ANTELOPE VALLEY AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS OF SANTA
BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES..

.SANTA ANA WINDS HAVE WEAKENED CONSIDERABLY ACROSS THE
AREA...HOWEVER GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE STILL OCCURRING THIS
MORNING...ESPECIALLY IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS...WHILE
HUMIDITIES REMAIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO
20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY. A SLIGHT ONSHORE BREEZE IS EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP FOR COAST AND VALLEY AREAS BY THIS AFTERNOON. ON MONDAY
THIS ONSHORE BREEZE WILL REACH THE MOUNTAINS AND ANTELOPE VALLEY
AND THERE MAY BE A BRIEF PERIOD OF NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS THERE
IN THE AFTERNOON AS HUMIDITIES REMAIN BELOW 15 PERCENT AND WINDS
GUST TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH. HUMIDITY RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL
CONTINUE TO BE VERY POOR IN THE MOUNTAINS.

CAZ241-070100-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-131007T0100Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE LOS
ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM MALIBU TO THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH FROM MALIBU TO THE HOLLYWOOD
  HILLS IN THE MORNING WITH MUCH LIGHTER WINDS ELSEWHERE. WINDS
  SHIFTING TO SOUTHWEST AND DECREASING TO 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...5-15 PERCENT DURING THE MORNING..
  RECOVERING TO 20-40 PERCENT LATE AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES MID 80S TO MID 90S.

* 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 RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND VERY WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. 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
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY SANTA
ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR VENTURA COUNTY AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTY EXCLUDING ANTELOPE VALLEY AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS OF SANTA
BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES..

.SANTA ANA WINDS HAVE WEAKENED CONSIDERABLY ACROSS THE
AREA...HOWEVER GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE STILL OCCURRING THIS
MORNING...ESPECIALLY IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS...WHILE
HUMIDITIES REMAIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO
20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY. A SLIGHT ONSHORE BREEZE IS EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP FOR COAST AND VALLEY AREAS BY THIS AFTERNOON. ON MONDAY
THIS ONSHORE BREEZE WILL REACH THE MOUNTAINS AND ANTELOPE VALLEY
AND THERE MAY BE A BRIEF PERIOD OF NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS THERE
IN THE AFTERNOON AS HUMIDITIES REMAIN BELOW 15 PERCENT AND WINDS
GUST TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH. HUMIDITY RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL
CONTINUE TO BE VERY POOR IN THE MOUNTAINS.

CAZ246-070100-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-131007T0100Z/
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
934 AM PDT SUN OCT 6 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH...EXCEPT
  ISOLATED GUSTS TO 45 MPH WESTERN PEAKS IN THE MORNING. WINDS
  SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AND DECREASING TO 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 PERCENT OR LESS.

* TEMPERATURES...MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES UPPER 80S TO MID 90S.

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

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