Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
243 PM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT FOR GUSTY
SUNDOWNER WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA BARBARA
SOUTH COAST AND SANTA YNEZ RANGE...

.RED FLAG WARNING CONTINUES FOR SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST
AND THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE FOR GUSTY SUNDOWNER WINDS AND RELATIVE
HUMIDITY IN THE MIDDLE TEENS AND TEMPERATURES 10 TO 15 DEGREES
ABOVE SEASONAL NORMAL. THE WARNING IS EXPECTED TO END LATE
TONIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE WEST PORTION
OF THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE AND SOUTH COAST.

CAZ239-252-311000-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0008.140830T2200Z-140831T1000Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
243 PM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SUNDAY FOR
GUSTY SUNDOWNER WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA
YNEZ RANGE AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL SECTION...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. STRONGEST
  IN THE WEST PORTION AND BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS.

* TIMING...WIND WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND PEAK IN THE
  EVENING AND THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH OVERNIGHT. MAXIMUM
  TEMPERATURES IN THE LATE AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 90S TO NEAR 100.

* IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR IS POSSIBLE IF FIRE IGNITION
  OCCURS.

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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