Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS San Diego, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
823 PM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH HOT
WEATHER...LOW HUMIDITY...AND GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...

.Gusty Santa Ana winds will become gradually stronger and more
widespread overnight through Tuesday. Winds will become more
localized and not as strong for Tuesday night into Wednesday. Very
low daytime humidity will continue into Wednesday with poorest
overnight recovery near the coastal foothills. Weaker winds are
expected for Thursday and Friday with slow cooling spreading
inland and with a gradual recovery of humidity.

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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 Coastal Areas-Orange County Inland Areas-
823 PM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

* WIND...Northeast winds increasing to 25 to 35 mph with gusts of
  40 to 60 mph. Localized gusts near 70 mph at wind-prone
  locations such as Sill Hill and Freemont Canyon. Winds will not
  be quite as strong nor widespread for Tuesday night into
  Wednesday morning with areas of northeast winds 15 to 25 mph
  with gusts to 45 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Lowest daytime humidity around 5 percent with
  poorest overnight recovery near the coastal foothills. Lowest
  daytime humidity Wednesday of 5 to 10 percent.

* TIMING...The most extreme combination of heat...low
  humidity...and wind will be on Tuesday. Then not quite as hot
  for Wednesday with a slight recovery in humidity and with winds
  more localized and not quite as strong.

* OUTLOOK...Weaker winds are expected for Thursday and Friday
  with slow cooling spreading inland and with a gradual
  recovery of humidity.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly...
  especially overnight through Tuesday. 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 warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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Gregoria



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