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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

NWS Red Flag Warning Gusty NE Winds & Low RH - Ventura County / Santa Clarita / San Fernando Valleys #CaWx #CaFire

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 WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.


The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warnings that remains in effect through 18:00 hrs today due to gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity for the valleys of Ventura county as well as the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys.

The National Weather Service has issued a Red flag warnings for many areas of Ventura and Los Angeles counties from this evening through Tuesday afternoon due to gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/lox/

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
848 AM PST TUE NOV 5 2013

...RED FLAG WARNINGS ISSUED FOR MANY AREAS OF VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES FROM THIS EVENING THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY..

.STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN WILL CONTINUE
TO GENERATE MODERATE SANTA ANA WINDS ACROSS VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE WINDS WILL PEAK
IN STRENGTH THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
THE OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT DRYING TO THE AREA...WITH
RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING INTO THE LOW TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS ON
TUESDAY.

CAZ240-241-060000-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-131106T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
848 AM PST TUE NOV 5 2013

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

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH.

* TIMING...THE GUSTY WINDS WILL PEAK IN STRENGTH THIS MORNING THEN
  SLOWLY DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP INTO THE SINGLE
  DIGITS AND LOW TEENS.

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



URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
848 AM PST TUE NOV 5 2013

...RED FLAG WARNINGS ISSUED FOR MANY AREAS OF VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES FROM THIS EVENING THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY..

.STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN WILL CONTINUE
TO GENERATE MODERATE SANTA ANA WINDS ACROSS VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE WINDS WILL PEAK
IN STRENGTH THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
THE OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT DRYING TO THE AREA...WITH
RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING INTO THE LOW TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS ON
TUESDAY.

CAZ244-245-288-547-060000-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-131106T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
848 AM PST TUE NOV 5 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
VALLEYS OF VENTURA COUNTY AS WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA AND SAN
FERNANDO VALLEYS..

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH.

* TIMING...THE GUSTY WINDS WILL PEAK IN STRENGTH THIS MORNING THEN
  DIMINISH SLOWLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP INTO THE SINGLE
  DIGITS AND LOW TEENS.

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




URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
848 AM PST TUE NOV 5 2013

...RED FLAG WARNINGS ISSUED FOR MANY AREAS OF VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES FROM THIS EVENING THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY..

.STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN WILL CONTINUE
TO GENERATE MODERATE SANTA ANA WINDS ACROSS VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE WINDS WILL PEAK
IN STRENGTH THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
THE OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT DRYING TO THE AREA...WITH
RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING INTO THE LOW TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS ON
TUESDAY.

CAZ246-060000-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-131106T0200Z/
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
848 AM PST TUE NOV 5 2013

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

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
  MPH.

* TIMING...THE GUSTY WINDS WILL PEAK IN STRENGTH THIS MORNING
  THEN DIMINISH SLOWLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP INTO THE SINGLE
  DIGITS AND LOW TEENS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...THERE COULD BE RAPID
  SPREAD OF WILDFIRE THAT WOULD LEAD TO A THREAT OF 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 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
848 AM PST TUE NOV 5 2013

...RED FLAG WARNINGS ISSUED FOR MANY AREAS OF VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES FROM THIS EVENING THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY..

.STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN WILL CONTINUE
TO GENERATE MODERATE SANTA ANA WINDS ACROSS VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE WINDS WILL PEAK
IN STRENGTH THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
THE OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT DRYING TO THE AREA...WITH
RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING INTO THE LOW TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS ON
TUESDAY.

CAZ253-254-060000-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-131106T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
848 AM PST TUE NOV 5 2013

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

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...THE GUSTY WINDS WILL PEAK IN STRENGTH THIS MORNING THEN
  DIMINISH SLOWLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP INTO THE SINGLE
  DIGITS AND LOW TEENS.

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