Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS San Diego, CA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
000
WWUS86 KSGX 151757
RFWSGX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
957 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM PST THIS MORNING FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.The Red Flag Warning for strong and gusty east to northeast
winds and low relative humidity will expire at 10 AM this
morning. Winds will weaken midday and turn onshore this afternoon,
strengthen Saturday, then turn back offshore and gusty again late
Saturday night through Sunday evening. A Fire Weather Watch
remains in effect for the second Santa Ana event Sunday.

CAZ248-250-255>258-265-554-160200-
/O.EXP.KSGX.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-171215T1800Z/
/O.CON.KSGX.FW.A.0006.171217T0900Z-171218T0400Z/
San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys - The Inland Empire-
San Diego County Inland Valleys-San Bernardino County Mountains-
Including The Mountain Top And Front Country Ranger Districts Of
The San Bernardino National Forest-Riverside County Mountains-
Including The San Jacinto Ranger District Of The San Bernardino
National Forest-Santa Ana Mountains-
Including The Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National
Forest-San Diego County Mountains-
Including The Palomar And Descanso Ranger Districts of the
Cleveland National Forest-San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning-
Orange County Inland Areas-
957 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM PST THIS MORNING FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

* LOCATION...Mainly along the coastal mountain slopes, extending
  into the adjacent valley areas, including below the Cajon
  Pass, San Gorgonio Pass and inland Orange County.

* WIND...Northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph Saturday
  night through Sunday evening. Isolated gusts near 70 mph on
  remote coastal slopes and through wind-prone canyons...mainly
  north of San Diego County.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum 10 to 15 percent Sunday morning through
  Sunday evening.

* TIMING...Late Saturday night through Sunday evening.

* FIRE WEATHER IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely
  spread rapidly and be difficult to contain. Outdoor burning
  should be avoided.

* WIND IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions for high profile
  vehicles. Specific freeways that may be impacted include
  interstates 10, 215, 15 and 8. Blowing dust or sand may
  locally reduce visibility to 1 mile. Debris on roadways and
  falling tree branches possible.

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 heat can contribute to
extreme fire behavior.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red
Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

JJT



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.