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Thursday, January 23, 2014

RED FLAG WARNING - High Fire Danger Mountains Of Southern California Due To Gusty Winds #CaFire #CaWX #LAWind

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MOUNTAINS CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS


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

National Weather Service Messages Follow: 

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1101 AM PST THU JAN 23 2014

UPDATE TO INCLUDE INTERIOR SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO
COUNTIES

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES FOR
GUSTY EAST WINDS AND MODERATELY LOW HUMIDITY..

...RED FLAG WARNING IF EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR
THE MOUNTAINS AND INTERIOR VALLEYS OF SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS
OBISPO COUNTY AS WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA AND VENTURA COUNTY
VALLEYS FOR GUSTY EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY..

.AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA THROUGH FRIDAY...WHILE A SURFACE HIGH BUILDS INTO THE
GREAT BASIN. AS A RESULT...GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE OVER THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...THEN SLOWLY
WEAKEN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THERE WILL BE A HIGH DEGREE OF
UNCERTAINTY AS TO WHICH AREAS WILL BE MOST AFFECTED BY THE WINDS.
MEANWHILE DUE TO THE UNCOMMON PATTERN. MEANWHILE...THE AIRMASS
WILL COOL AND MOISTEN SOME...WHICH WILL LEAD TO SOME IMPROVEMENT
IN HUMIDITIES. WITH HISTORICALLY DRY VEGETATION HOWEVER...AND
HUMIDITIES MOSTLY STAYING BELOW 25 PERCENT...RED FLAG WARNINGS
HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR MOST MOUNTAINS AND SELECT VALLEYS. THE LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
THE OFFSHORE WINDS INCREASE...THEN OTHER AREAS WILL BEGIN TONIGHT
AND LAST INTO FRIDAY EVENING AS THE WIND WEAKEN STARTING FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

CAZ253-254-240315-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0003.140123T2300Z-140125T0400Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
1101 AM PST THU JAN 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
PST FRIDAY FOR GUSTY EAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES..

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND MODERATELY LOW
HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
PST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH TODAY...BECOMING EAST TO SOUTHEAST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 50 MPH TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUMS 10 TO 20 PERCENT TODAY...15 TO 25
  PERCENT ON FRIDAY. OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES 20 TO 35 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...MODERATELY LOW
  HUMIDITY...AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL POTENTIALLY BRING CRITICAL
  FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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 AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY 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...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1101 AM PST THU JAN 23 2014

UPDATE TO INCLUDE INTERIOR SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO
COUNTIES

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES FOR
GUSTY EAST WINDS AND MODERATELY LOW HUMIDITY..

...RED FLAG WARNING IF EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR
THE MOUNTAINS AND INTERIOR VALLEYS OF SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS
OBISPO COUNTY AS WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA AND VENTURA COUNTY
VALLEYS FOR GUSTY EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY..

.AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA THROUGH FRIDAY...WHILE A SURFACE HIGH BUILDS INTO THE
GREAT BASIN. AS A RESULT...GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE OVER THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...THEN SLOWLY
WEAKEN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THERE WILL BE A HIGH DEGREE OF
UNCERTAINTY AS TO WHICH AREAS WILL BE MOST AFFECTED BY THE WINDS.
MEANWHILE DUE TO THE UNCOMMON PATTERN. MEANWHILE...THE AIRMASS
WILL COOL AND MOISTEN SOME...WHICH WILL LEAD TO SOME IMPROVEMENT
IN HUMIDITIES. WITH HISTORICALLY DRY VEGETATION HOWEVER...AND
HUMIDITIES MOSTLY STAYING BELOW 25 PERCENT...RED FLAG WARNINGS
HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR MOST MOUNTAINS AND SELECT VALLEYS. THE LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
THE OFFSHORE WINDS INCREASE...THEN OTHER AREAS WILL BEGIN TONIGHT
AND LAST INTO FRIDAY EVENING AS THE WIND WEAKEN STARTING FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

CAZ251-240315-
/O.EXA.KLOX.FW.W.0003.140124T0800Z-140125T0400Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
1101 AM PST THU JAN 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 PM PST
FRIDAY FOR GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA
BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 PM PST FRIDAY. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...AREAS OF SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
  MPH TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. STRONGEST WINDS FRIDAY MORNING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUMS 10 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...MODERATELY LOW
  HUMIDITY...AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL POTENTIALLY BRING CRITICAL
  FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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 AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY 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...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1101 AM PST THU JAN 23 2014

UPDATE TO INCLUDE INTERIOR SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO
COUNTIES

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES FOR
GUSTY EAST WINDS AND MODERATELY LOW HUMIDITY..

...RED FLAG WARNING IF EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR
THE MOUNTAINS AND INTERIOR VALLEYS OF SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS
OBISPO COUNTY AS WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA AND VENTURA COUNTY
VALLEYS FOR GUSTY EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY..

.AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA THROUGH FRIDAY...WHILE A SURFACE HIGH BUILDS INTO THE
GREAT BASIN. AS A RESULT...GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE OVER THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...THEN SLOWLY
WEAKEN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THERE WILL BE A HIGH DEGREE OF
UNCERTAINTY AS TO WHICH AREAS WILL BE MOST AFFECTED BY THE WINDS.
MEANWHILE DUE TO THE UNCOMMON PATTERN. MEANWHILE...THE AIRMASS
WILL COOL AND MOISTEN SOME...WHICH WILL LEAD TO SOME IMPROVEMENT
IN HUMIDITIES. WITH HISTORICALLY DRY VEGETATION HOWEVER...AND
HUMIDITIES MOSTLY STAYING BELOW 25 PERCENT...RED FLAG WARNINGS
HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR MOST MOUNTAINS AND SELECT VALLEYS. THE LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
THE OFFSHORE WINDS INCREASE...THEN OTHER AREAS WILL BEGIN TONIGHT
AND LAST INTO FRIDAY EVENING AS THE WIND WEAKEN STARTING FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

CAZ244-245-288-240315-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0003.140124T1200Z-140125T0400Z/
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
1101 AM PST THU JAN 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 PM PST FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY EAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA CLARITA AND VENTURA
COUNTY VALLEYS..

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR FOR GUSTY EAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 PM PST FRIDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...EAST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH TONIGHT
  THROUGH FRIDAY. STRONGEST WINDS FRIDAY MORNING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM 12 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...MODERATELY LOW
  HUMIDITY...AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL POTENTIALLY BRING CRITICAL
  FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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 AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY 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...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1101 AM PST THU JAN 23 2014

UPDATE TO INCLUDE INTERIOR SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO
COUNTIES

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES FOR
GUSTY EAST WINDS AND MODERATELY LOW HUMIDITY..

...RED FLAG WARNING IF EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR
THE MOUNTAINS AND INTERIOR VALLEYS OF SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS
OBISPO COUNTY AS WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA AND VENTURA COUNTY
VALLEYS FOR GUSTY EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY..

.AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA THROUGH FRIDAY...WHILE A SURFACE HIGH BUILDS INTO THE
GREAT BASIN. AS A RESULT...GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE OVER THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...THEN SLOWLY
WEAKEN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THERE WILL BE A HIGH DEGREE OF
UNCERTAINTY AS TO WHICH AREAS WILL BE MOST AFFECTED BY THE WINDS.
MEANWHILE DUE TO THE UNCOMMON PATTERN. MEANWHILE...THE AIRMASS
WILL COOL AND MOISTEN SOME...WHICH WILL LEAD TO SOME IMPROVEMENT
IN HUMIDITIES. WITH HISTORICALLY DRY VEGETATION HOWEVER...AND
HUMIDITIES MOSTLY STAYING BELOW 25 PERCENT...RED FLAG WARNINGS
HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR MOST MOUNTAINS AND SELECT VALLEYS. THE LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
THE OFFSHORE WINDS INCREASE...THEN OTHER AREAS WILL BEGIN TONIGHT
AND LAST INTO FRIDAY EVENING AS THE WIND WEAKEN STARTING FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

CAZ252-240315-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0003.140124T0800Z-140125T0400Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
1101 AM PST THU JAN 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 PM PST
FRIDAY FOR GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA
BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 PM PST FRIDAY. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...AREAS OF SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
  MPH TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. STRONGEST WINDS FRIDAY MORNING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUMS 10 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...MODERATELY LOW
  HUMIDITY...AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL POTENTIALLY BRING CRITICAL
  FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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 AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY 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...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1101 AM PST THU JAN 23 2014

UPDATE TO INCLUDE INTERIOR SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO
COUNTIES

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES FOR
GUSTY EAST WINDS AND MODERATELY LOW HUMIDITY..

...RED FLAG WARNING IF EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR
THE MOUNTAINS AND INTERIOR VALLEYS OF SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS
OBISPO COUNTY AS WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA AND VENTURA COUNTY
VALLEYS FOR GUSTY EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY..

.AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA THROUGH FRIDAY...WHILE A SURFACE HIGH BUILDS INTO THE
GREAT BASIN. AS A RESULT...GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE OVER THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...THEN SLOWLY
WEAKEN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THERE WILL BE A HIGH DEGREE OF
UNCERTAINTY AS TO WHICH AREAS WILL BE MOST AFFECTED BY THE WINDS.
MEANWHILE DUE TO THE UNCOMMON PATTERN. MEANWHILE...THE AIRMASS
WILL COOL AND MOISTEN SOME...WHICH WILL LEAD TO SOME IMPROVEMENT
IN HUMIDITIES. WITH HISTORICALLY DRY VEGETATION HOWEVER...AND
HUMIDITIES MOSTLY STAYING BELOW 25 PERCENT...RED FLAG WARNINGS
HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR MOST MOUNTAINS AND SELECT VALLEYS. THE LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
THE OFFSHORE WINDS INCREASE...THEN OTHER AREAS WILL BEGIN TONIGHT
AND LAST INTO FRIDAY EVENING AS THE WIND WEAKEN STARTING FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

CAZ237-238-240315-
/O.EXA.KLOX.FW.W.0003.140124T1200Z-140125T0400Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
1101 AM PST THU JAN 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 PM PST FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE EASTERN SAN LUIS
OBISPO INTERIOR AND CUYAMA VALLEYS..

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR FOR GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 PM PST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
  TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. STRONGEST WINDS FRIDAY MORNING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUMS 8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...MODERATELY LOW
  HUMIDITY...AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL POTENTIALLY BRING CRITICAL
  FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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 AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY 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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