Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON
FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS MANY
MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY AREAS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM MALIBU
TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY
DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...HOT
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS.
WHILE THE SANTA ANA WINDS WILL BE WEAKER TODAY...THERE WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING ACROSS INLAND AREAS.

THE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN AREAL
COVERAGE AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...WHEN
THE OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST
FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU. SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BRING THE MOST CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DUE TO THE STRONGER WINDS...WIDESPREAD
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES...AND WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES. THIS TYPE OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED
WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WOULD BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD ALONG WITH EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR FOR ANY
NEW FIRE IGNITIONS.

GUSTY SANTA ANA CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY BUT WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AND MORE
EASTERLY IN NATURE. CONTINUED VERY HOT AND DRY MONDAY WITH WINDS
SLOWLY DECREASING... HOWEVER... COASTAL AREAS SHOULD SEE A
BETTER SEABREEZE RETURNING LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY VALLEYS INCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA
MOUNTAINS...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH...INCREASING
  TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH ON SUNDAY EXCEPT ISOLATED
  GUSTS TO 55 MPH ACROSS THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS
  IN EASTERN VENTURA COUNTY. GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS CONTINUING INTO
  MONDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 5 AND 10 PERCENT
  THROUGH MONDAY. POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES AT NIGHT...ESPECIALLY
  FOOTHILLS AND WINDY AREAS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS THERE COULD BE VERY RAPID
  SPREAD OF WILDFIRE AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR THAT WOULD LEAD TO
  A THREAT TO 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 HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

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VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
  TODAY...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH ON
  SUNDAY. GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS CONTINUING INTO
  MONDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 5 AND 10 PERCENT
  THROUGH MONDAY. POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES AT NIGHT...ESPECIALLY
  WINDY AREAS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS THERE COULD BE VERY RAPID
  SPREAD OF WILDFIRE AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR THAT COULD LEAD TO
  A THREAT TO 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
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND VERY WARM TEMPERATURES
WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

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SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH TODAY
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH ON SUNDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 5 PERCENT. POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY
  AT NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS THERE COULD BE VERY RAPID
  SPREAD OF WILDFIRE AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR THAT WOULD LEAD TO
  A THREAT TO 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
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
1020 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY
COAST FROM MALIBU TO WEST HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

* WINDS...LOCAL NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH TODAY...BECOMING
  MORE WIDESPREAD AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH ON SUNDAY...MAINLY FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU AND EXTENDING INTO
  THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LOWERING TO 5 TO 15 PERCENT ON SUNDAY AND
  MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS THERE COULD BE VERY 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 EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE
OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

GOMBERG/BOLDT


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