Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS San Diego, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
344 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST...AND
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN...WILL BRING DRY AND
WARMER WEATHER THROUGH MONDAY WITH PERIODS OF GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS AND INTO EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE
VALLEYS...INCLUDING INLAND ORANGE COUNTY. THE MOST CRITICAL
COMBINATION OF HEAT...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND STRONG WINDS IS
EXPECTED TODAY. ON MONDAY...A SLIGHT RECOVERY IN HUMIDITIES IS
EXPECTED ALONG WITH SLIGHTLY WEAKER WINDS.

CAZ255-256-258-252130-
/O.CON.KSGX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
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-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE PALOMAR AND DESCANSO RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE
CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST-
344 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45. ISOLATED GUSTS TO
  55 MPH ALONG WIND-PRONE COASTAL SLOPES TODAY.

* HUMIDITIES...LOWEST OF 6 TO 10 PERCENT TODAY WITH POOR OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERY. LOWEST OF 10 TO 20 PERCENT ON MONDAY.

* OUTLOOK...GRADUAL COOLING WITH HIGHER HUMIDITIES AND WEAKER
  WINDS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT
  RECOMMENDED.

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 WILL CONTRIBUTE
TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

CAZ248-250-257-265-554-252130-
/O.CON.KSGX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS - THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY INLAND VALLEYS-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE TRABUCO RANGER DISTRICT OF THE CLEVELAND NATIONAL
FOREST-SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-ORANGE COUNTY INLAND AREAS-
344 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH...EXCEPT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 45 MPH BELOW THE CAJON
  PASS...AND THROUGH AND ALONG THE SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND
  FOOTHILLS THIS MORNING AND MONDAY MORNING.

* HUMIDITY...LOWEST OF 6 TO 12 PERCENT WITH POOR OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERY.

* OUTLOOK...GRADUAL COOLING WITH HIGHER HUMIDITIES AND WEAKER
  WINDS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT
  RECOMMENDED.

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 WILL CONTRIBUTE
TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

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