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Friday, June 24, 2016

SO CAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER - RED FLAG WARNINGS

National Weather Service Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches for California


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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
319 PM PDT THU JUN 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY AND
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SANTA BARBARA AND VENTURA
COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING FOR THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST FOR GUSTY WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY..

.NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
ANTELOPE VALLEY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
PASSES TO THE NORTH AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INLAND. THE NORTH TO
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL USHER IN A DRIER AIR MASS AS WELL...BRINGING
DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO PARTS OF THE
AREA...ESPECIALLY FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY...THROUGH THE I-5
CORRIDOR...AND ALONG THE SANTA YNEZ MOUNTAIN RANGE IN SOUTHERN
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY. SUNDOWNER WINDS WILL ALSO PRODUCE DANGEROUS
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

CAZ253-254-241645-
/O.EXT.KLOX.FW.W.0003.160624T0100Z-160625T1700Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
319 PM PDT THU JUN 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
PDT SATURDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE MOUNTAINS
OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES..

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55
MPH. STRONGEST THROUGH THE I-5 CORRIDOR. LOCAL GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8-15 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING HOURS...WITH LITTLE RECOVERY AT NIGHT IN WIND PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...CONDITIONS WILL BE
FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID FIRE SPREAD..
WHICH COULD THREATEN 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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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
319 PM PDT THU JUN 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY AND
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SANTA BARBARA AND VENTURA
COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING FOR THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST FOR GUSTY WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY..

.NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
ANTELOPE VALLEY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
PASSES TO THE NORTH AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INLAND. THE NORTH TO
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL USHER IN A DRIER AIR MASS AS WELL...BRINGING
DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO PARTS OF THE
AREA...ESPECIALLY FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY...THROUGH THE I-5
CORRIDOR...AND ALONG THE SANTA YNEZ MOUNTAIN RANGE IN SOUTHERN
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY. SUNDOWNER WINDS WILL ALSO PRODUCE DANGEROUS
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

ANTELOPE VALLEY-
319 PM PDT THU JUN 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY..

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE ANTELOPE VALLEY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 5 TO 10 PERCENT DURING THE DAY..
REMAINING BELOW 20 PERCENT IN WIND PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...CONDITIONS WILL BE
FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID FIRE SPREAD..
WHICH COULD THREATEN 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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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
319 PM PDT THU JUN 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY AND
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SANTA BARBARA AND VENTURA
COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING FOR THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST FOR GUSTY WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY..

.NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
ANTELOPE VALLEY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
PASSES TO THE NORTH AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INLAND. THE NORTH TO
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL USHER IN A DRIER AIR MASS AS WELL...BRINGING
DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO PARTS OF THE
AREA...ESPECIALLY FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY...THROUGH THE I-5
CORRIDOR...AND ALONG THE SANTA YNEZ MOUNTAIN RANGE IN SOUTHERN
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY. SUNDOWNER WINDS WILL ALSO PRODUCE DANGEROUS
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

CAZ252-241645-
/O.EXT.KLOX.FW.W.0003.160624T0100Z-160625T1700Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
319 PM PDT THU JUN 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
PDT SATURDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA
BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR DURING THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
HOURS ALONG THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 TO 15 PERCENT IN WIND PRONE
AREAS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...CONDITIONS WILL BE
FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID FIRE SPREAD..
WHICH COULD THREATEN 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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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
319 PM PDT THU JUN 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY AND
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SANTA BARBARA AND VENTURA
COUNTY MOUNTAINS..

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING FOR THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST FOR GUSTY WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY..

.NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
ANTELOPE VALLEY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
PASSES TO THE NORTH AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INLAND. THE NORTH TO
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL USHER IN A DRIER AIR MASS AS WELL...BRINGING
DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO PARTS OF THE
AREA...ESPECIALLY FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY...THROUGH THE I-5
CORRIDOR...AND ALONG THE SANTA YNEZ MOUNTAIN RANGE IN SOUTHERN
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY. SUNDOWNER WINDS WILL ALSO PRODUCE DANGEROUS
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

CAZ239-241645-
/O.EXT.KLOX.FW.W.0003.160624T2200Z-160625T1700Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
319 PM PDT THU JUN 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM PDT
SATURDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH COAST..

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR DURING THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
HOURS THROUGH AND BELOW PASSES ALONG THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8-15 PERCENT DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...WITH LITTLE RECOVERY AT NIGHT IN
WINDY AREAS.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS MAY BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR WHICH COULD THREATEN 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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