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Sunday, January 12, 2014

Red Flag Warnings Critical Fire Weather Los Angeles, Ventura County Santa Ana Outflow Winds Low Humidity #CaFire

Red Flag Warnings for Los Angeles, Ventura County, For Santa Ana winds and very low humidity through Wednesday

Red Flag Warnings for Los Angeles, Ventura County, For Santa Ana Outflow Offshore winds and very low humidity
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
931 AM PST SUN JAN 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
FOR MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITIES..

.STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...BRINGING INCREASED OFFSHORE FLOW ACROSS
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. DURING THIS TIME...THERE WILL BE MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS IMPACTING THE TYPICAL WIND PRONE LOCATIONS
OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES. OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO INCREASE RAPIDLY LATE THIS EVENING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...SPREADING
INTO THE VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY
MORNING. HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY LOWER TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT
ON MONDAY...FALLING INTO SINGLE DIGITS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY
ALTHOUGH WIND SPEEDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AS MONDAY
AND TUESDAY. THESE OFFSHORE WINDS COMBINED WITH SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY CONTINUE TO BRING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS INTO WEDNESDAY. A PROLONGED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...WARM TEMPERATURES
AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL BRING AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED
FLAG CONDITIONS TO A LARGE PORTION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FROM
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
931 AM PST SUN JAN 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM MONDAY TO 6 PM
PST WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR
THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY...SAN FERNANDO VALLEY...AND VENTURA
COUNTY VALLEYS..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 50 MPH
  LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. NORTHEAST WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15
  TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.
  STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE FOCUSED ACROSS THE SANTA CLARITA
  VALLEY.. WESTERN SAN FERNANDO VALLEY...AND EASTERN VENTURA
  COUNTY.

* TIMING...WINDS INCREASING RAPIDLY LATE TONIGHT...THEN PEAKING
  MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. WINDS DIMINISHING SOME ON TUESDAY NIGHT
  AND WEDNESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT ON
  MONDAY THEN WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGITS TUESDAY THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY. VERY POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY EACH NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S ON MONDAY..
  WARMING TO THE MID 70S TO AROUND 80 ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

* 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 EXPECTED. THIS IN COMBINATION WITH VERY DRY FUELS COULD
CREATE EXTREME FIRE DANGER AND/OR 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
931 AM PST SUN JAN 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
FOR MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITIES..

.STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...BRINGING INCREASED OFFSHORE FLOW ACROSS
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. DURING THIS TIME...THERE WILL BE MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS IMPACTING THE TYPICAL WIND PRONE LOCATIONS
OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES. OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO INCREASE RAPIDLY LATE THIS EVENING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...SPREADING
INTO THE VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY
MORNING. HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY LOWER TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT
ON MONDAY...FALLING INTO SINGLE DIGITS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY
ALTHOUGH WIND SPEEDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AS MONDAY
AND TUESDAY. THESE OFFSHORE WINDS COMBINED WITH SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY CONTINUE TO BRING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS INTO WEDNESDAY. A PROLONGED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...WARM TEMPERATURES
AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL BRING AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED
FLAG CONDITIONS TO A LARGE PORTION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FROM
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM MONDAY TO 6 PM
PST WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AT TIMES
  LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. NORTHEAST WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15
  TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...WINDS INCREASING RAPIDLY LATE TONIGHT...THEN PEAKING
  MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. WINDS DIMINISHING SOME ON TUESDAY NIGHT
  AND WEDNESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT ON
  MONDAY THEN WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGITS TUESDAY THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY. VERY POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY EACH NIGHT IN THE HILLS
  AND WIND PRONE AREAS.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S ON MONDAY..
  WARMING TO THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

* 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 EXPECTED. THIS IN COMBINATION WITH VERY DRY FUELS COULD
CREATE EXTREME FIRE DANGER AND/OR 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
931 AM PST SUN JAN 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
FOR MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITIES..

.STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...BRINGING INCREASED OFFSHORE FLOW ACROSS
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. DURING THIS TIME...THERE WILL BE MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS IMPACTING THE TYPICAL WIND PRONE LOCATIONS
OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES. OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO INCREASE RAPIDLY LATE THIS EVENING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...SPREADING
INTO THE VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY
MORNING. HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY LOWER TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT
ON MONDAY...FALLING INTO SINGLE DIGITS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY
ALTHOUGH WIND SPEEDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AS MONDAY
AND TUESDAY. THESE OFFSHORE WINDS COMBINED WITH SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY CONTINUE TO BRING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS INTO WEDNESDAY. A PROLONGED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...WARM TEMPERATURES
AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL BRING AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED
FLAG CONDITIONS TO A LARGE PORTION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FROM
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
931 AM PST SUN JAN 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM MONDAY TO 6 PM
PST WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR
THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 50 AND 60 MPH
  TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. ISOLATED GUSTS OVER 60 MPH ACROSS
  FAVORED LOCATIONS. NORTHEAST WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...WINDS INCREASING RAPIDLY LATE THIS EVENING AND
  OVERNIGHT...THEN PEAKING MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. WINDS
  DIMINISHING SOME ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT ON
  MONDAY THEN WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGITS BY LATE MONDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY. VERY POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY EACH NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...50S TO MID 60S ON MONDAY...RISING TO MID 50S TO
  LOWER 70S ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

* 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 EXPECTED. THIS IN COMBINATION WITH VERY DRY FUELS COULD
CREATE EXTREME FIRE DANGER AND/OR 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
931 AM PST SUN JAN 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
FOR MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITIES..

.STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...BRINGING INCREASED OFFSHORE FLOW ACROSS
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. DURING THIS TIME...THERE WILL BE MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS IMPACTING THE TYPICAL WIND PRONE LOCATIONS
OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES. OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO INCREASE RAPIDLY LATE THIS EVENING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...SPREADING
INTO THE VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY
MORNING. HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY LOWER TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT
ON MONDAY...FALLING INTO SINGLE DIGITS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY
ALTHOUGH WIND SPEEDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AS MONDAY
AND TUESDAY. THESE OFFSHORE WINDS COMBINED WITH SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY CONTINUE TO BRING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS INTO WEDNESDAY. A PROLONGED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...WARM TEMPERATURES
AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL BRING AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED
FLAG CONDITIONS TO A LARGE PORTION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FROM
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
931 AM PST SUN JAN 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM MONDAY TO 6 PM
PST WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR
THE EASTERN FOOTHILLS OF THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH LATE TONIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY ACROSS THE EASTERN FOOTHILLS. NORTHEAST WINDS
  DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH TUESDAY NIGHT
  INTO WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...WINDS INCREASING RAPIDLY LATE TONIGHT...THEN PEAKING
  MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. WINDS DIMINISHING SOME ON TUESDAY NIGHT
  AND WEDNESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT ON
  MONDAY THEN WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGITS TUESDAY THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY. VERY POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY EACH NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S ON MONDAY..
  WARMING TO THE MID 70S TO AROUND 80 ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

* 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 EXPECTED. THIS IN COMBINATION WITH VERY DRY FUELS COULD
CREATE EXTREME FIRE DANGER AND/OR 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
931 AM PST SUN JAN 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
FOR MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITIES..

.STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...BRINGING INCREASED OFFSHORE FLOW ACROSS
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. DURING THIS TIME...THERE WILL BE MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS IMPACTING THE TYPICAL WIND PRONE LOCATIONS
OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES. OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO INCREASE RAPIDLY LATE THIS EVENING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...SPREADING
INTO THE VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY
MORNING. HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY LOWER TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT
ON MONDAY...FALLING INTO SINGLE DIGITS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY
ALTHOUGH WIND SPEEDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AS MONDAY
AND TUESDAY. THESE OFFSHORE WINDS COMBINED WITH SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY CONTINUE TO BRING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS INTO WEDNESDAY. A PROLONGED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO
STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...WARM TEMPERATURES
AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL BRING AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED
FLAG CONDITIONS TO A LARGE PORTION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FROM
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM MONDAY TO 6 PM
PST WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY
FROM MALIBU TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS..

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AT TIMES
  LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY FROM MALIBU TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS.
  NORTHEAST WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH
  TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...WINDS INCREASING RAPIDLY LATE TONIGHT...THEN PEAKING
  MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. WINDS DIMINISHING SOME ON TUESDAY NIGHT
  AND WEDNESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT ON
  MONDAY THEN WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGITS TUESDAY THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY. VERY POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY EACH NIGHT IN THE HILLS
  AND WIND PRONE AREAS.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S ON MONDAY..
  WARMING TO THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

* 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 EXPECTED. THIS IN COMBINATION WITH VERY DRY FUELS COULD
CREATE EXTREME FIRE DANGER AND/OR FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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

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