Red Flag Warning
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
723 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF ORANGE COUNTY...THE INLAND
EMPIRE AND THE SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS THROUGH SATURDAY...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THE SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS
SATURDAY...

.STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS IN PORTIONS OF ORANGE COUNTY AND THE INLAND EMPIRE.
WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN OVERNIGHT WITH POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY.
GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY WITH WIDESPREAD DRIER
CONDITIONS. CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
WITH WEAKENING WINDS.

CAZ248-257-554-031400-
/O.CON.KSGX.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-161204T0200Z/
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS - THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE TRABUCO RANGER DISTRICT OF THE CLEVELAND NATIONAL
FOREST-ORANGE COUNTY INLAND AREAS-
723 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SATURDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR INLAND ORANGE COUNTY...
THE SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS...AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF
THE INLAND EMPIRE BELOW THE CAJON PASS...

* WIND...NORTHEAST 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH. ISOLATED
  GUSTS OF 70 TO 80 MPH OR POSSIBLY GREATER ARE EXPECTED IN THE
  WIND PRONE PASSES OF THE SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND ON THE SOUTH
  SLOPES OF THE SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON WITH POOR
  OVERNIGHT RECOVERY. HUMIDITY THEN FALLING TO 8 TO 15 PERCENT
  SATURDAY.

* TIMING...NOON TODAY THROUGH 6 PM SATURDAY.

* OUTLOOK...WINDS WILL START TO WEAKEN AND HUMIDITY WILL START
  TO INCREASE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT RAPID GROWTH AND
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

CAZ255-031400-
/O.CON.KSGX.FW.W.0009.161203T1400Z-161204T0200Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE MOUNTAIN TOP AND FRONT COUNTRY RANGER DISTRICTS OF
THE SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST-
723 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM PST
SATURDAY FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR THE SAN
BERNARDINO COUNTY COASTAL FOOTHILLS AND THE CAJON PASS...

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65
  MPH ON THE COASTAL SLOPES OF THE MOUNTAINS AND THROUGH THE
  CAJON PASS.

* HUMIDITY...HUMIDITY FALLING TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...6 AM SATURDAY THROUGH 6 PM SATURDAY.

* OUTLOOK...WINDS WILL START TO WEAKEN AND HUMIDITY WILL START
  TOINCREASE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT RAPID GROWTH AND
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$



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