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ECCDA DISCUSSIONS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
237 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

ECC029-251645-
LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
DISCUSSION FOR...VANDENBERG ECC DISPATCH
237 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...DISCUSSION FROM LOS ANGELES/OXNARD...

...COOL AND WINDY THROUGH SATURDAY...

...CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT/CHRISTMAS MORNING ON NORTH
SLOPES...

A STRONG...BUT RATHER DRY...COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING. AT THIS TIME...THE ONLY SHOWERS
EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT WILL OCCUR ON THE NORTH-FACING SLOPES
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING...WITH SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLY IMPACTING
THE I-5 THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE. THE BIGGER IMPACT FROM THIS FRONTAL
PASSAGE WILL BE STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS TONIGHT AND
CHRISTMAS DAY. POTENTIALLY DAMAGING GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH ARE
LIKELY IN THE LOCAL MOUNTAINS...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 50 MPH LIKELY
ACROSS MANY VALLEY AND COASTAL LOCATIONS. THE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
USHER IN A VERY COLD AIR MASS...AND HIGHS ON CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BE
SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS.

FOR THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...THE FLOW WILL TURN TO THE
NORTHEAST...AND MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA. THE COMBINATION OF A COLD AND DRY AIR MASS...ALONG WITH THE
DRYING EFFECTS OF THE OFFSHORE WINDS...WILL RESULT IN LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH ONLY POOR TO MODERATE OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES.

ON SUNDAY...THERE WILL BE A BIT OF A LULL WITH RESPECT TO OFFSHORE
WINDS. HOWEVER BY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ANOTHER ROUND OF
MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS IS POSSIBLE.


...DISCUSSION FROM MONTEREY...

A COLD FRONT WILL EXIT THE REGION BY EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.
LOCALLY STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THEN GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE FROM THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. A MUCH COLDER AND DRIER
AIRMASS BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL RESULT IN TEMPERATURES DROPPING
TO AROUND FREEZING IN THE INLAND VALLEYS BY THURSDAY NIGHT...AND
PERHAPS A FEW DEGREES BELOW FREEZING BY FRIDAY NIGHT. DRY AND COOL
CONDITIONS WILL THEN CONTINUE WELL INTO NEXT WEEK.

NOTE : ALL WINDS ARE 20-FOOT WINDS UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.
THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG, GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS.



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ECC028-251645-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY EXCLUDING LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
DISCUSSION FOR...SANTA BARBARA ECC DISPATCH
237 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...COOL AND WINDY THROUGH SATURDAY...

...CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT/CHRISTMAS MORNING ON NORTH
SLOPES...

A STRONG...BUT RATHER DRY...COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING. AT THIS TIME...THE ONLY SHOWERS
EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT WILL OCCUR ON THE NORTH-FACING SLOPES
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING...WITH SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLY IMPACTING
THE I-5 THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE. THE BIGGER IMPACT FROM THIS FRONTAL
PASSAGE WILL BE STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS TONIGHT AND
CHRISTMAS DAY. POTENTIALLY DAMAGING GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH ARE
LIKELY IN THE LOCAL MOUNTAINS...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 50 MPH LIKELY
ACROSS MANY VALLEY AND COASTAL LOCATIONS. THE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
USHER IN A VERY COLD AIR MASS...AND HIGHS ON CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BE
SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS.

FOR THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...THE FLOW WILL TURN TO THE
NORTHEAST...AND MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA. THE COMBINATION OF A COLD AND DRY AIR MASS...ALONG WITH THE
DRYING EFFECTS OF THE OFFSHORE WINDS...WILL RESULT IN LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH ONLY POOR TO MODERATE OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES.

ON SUNDAY...THERE WILL BE A BIT OF A LULL WITH RESPECT TO OFFSHORE
WINDS. HOWEVER BY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ANOTHER ROUND OF
MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS IS POSSIBLE.


$$

ECC031-251645-
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
DISCUSSION FOR...LANCASTER ECC DISPATCH
237 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...COOL AND WINDY THROUGH SATURDAY...

...CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT/CHRISTMAS MORNING ON NORTH
SLOPES...

A STRONG...BUT RATHER DRY...COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING. AT THIS TIME...THE ONLY SHOWERS
EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT WILL OCCUR ON THE NORTH-FACING SLOPES
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING...WITH SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLY IMPACTING
THE I-5 THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE. THE BIGGER IMPACT FROM THIS FRONTAL
PASSAGE WILL BE STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS TONIGHT AND
CHRISTMAS DAY. POTENTIALLY DAMAGING GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH ARE
LIKELY IN THE LOCAL MOUNTAINS...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 50 MPH LIKELY
ACROSS MANY VALLEY AND COASTAL LOCATIONS. THE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
USHER IN A VERY COLD AIR MASS...AND HIGHS ON CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BE
SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS.

FOR THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...THE FLOW WILL TURN TO THE
NORTHEAST...AND MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA. THE COMBINATION OF A COLD AND DRY AIR MASS...ALONG WITH THE
DRYING EFFECTS OF THE OFFSHORE WINDS...WILL RESULT IN LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH ONLY POOR TO MODERATE OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES.

ON SUNDAY...THERE WILL BE A BIT OF A LULL WITH RESPECT TO OFFSHORE
WINDS. HOWEVER BY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ANOTHER ROUND OF
MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS IS POSSIBLE.


$$

ECC024-251645-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY-
DISCUSSION FOR...SAN LUIS OBISPO ECC DISPATCH
237 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...COOL AND WINDY THROUGH SATURDAY...

...CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT/CHRISTMAS MORNING ON NORTH
SLOPES...

A STRONG...BUT RATHER DRY...COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING. AT THIS TIME...THE ONLY SHOWERS
EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT WILL OCCUR ON THE NORTH-FACING SLOPES
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING...WITH SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLY IMPACTING
THE I-5 THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE. THE BIGGER IMPACT FROM THIS FRONTAL
PASSAGE WILL BE STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS TONIGHT AND
CHRISTMAS DAY. POTENTIALLY DAMAGING GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH ARE
LIKELY IN THE LOCAL MOUNTAINS...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 50 MPH LIKELY
ACROSS MANY VALLEY AND COASTAL LOCATIONS. THE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
USHER IN A VERY COLD AIR MASS...AND HIGHS ON CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BE
SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS.

FOR THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...THE FLOW WILL TURN TO THE
NORTHEAST...AND MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA. THE COMBINATION OF A COLD AND DRY AIR MASS...ALONG WITH THE
DRYING EFFECTS OF THE OFFSHORE WINDS...WILL RESULT IN LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH ONLY POOR TO MODERATE OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES.

ON SUNDAY...THERE WILL BE A BIT OF A LULL WITH RESPECT TO OFFSHORE
WINDS. HOWEVER BY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ANOTHER ROUND OF
MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS IS POSSIBLE.


$$

ECC032-251645-
VENTURA COUNTY EXCLUDING LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
DISCUSSION FOR...VENTURA ECC DISPATCH
237 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...COOL AND WINDY THROUGH SATURDAY...

...CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT/CHRISTMAS MORNING ON NORTH
SLOPES...

A STRONG...BUT RATHER DRY...COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING. AT THIS TIME...THE ONLY SHOWERS
EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT WILL OCCUR ON THE NORTH-FACING SLOPES
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING...WITH SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLY IMPACTING
THE I-5 THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE. THE BIGGER IMPACT FROM THIS FRONTAL
PASSAGE WILL BE STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS TONIGHT AND
CHRISTMAS DAY. POTENTIALLY DAMAGING GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH ARE
LIKELY IN THE LOCAL MOUNTAINS...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 50 MPH LIKELY
ACROSS MANY VALLEY AND COASTAL LOCATIONS. THE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
USHER IN A VERY COLD AIR MASS...AND HIGHS ON CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BE
SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS.

FOR THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...THE FLOW WILL TURN TO THE
NORTHEAST...AND MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA. THE COMBINATION OF A COLD AND DRY AIR MASS...ALONG WITH THE
DRYING EFFECTS OF THE OFFSHORE WINDS...WILL RESULT IN LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH ONLY POOR TO MODERATE OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES.

ON SUNDAY...THERE WILL BE A BIT OF A LULL WITH RESPECT TO OFFSHORE
WINDS. HOWEVER BY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ANOTHER ROUND OF
MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS IS POSSIBLE.


$$

ECC030-251645-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY EXCLUDING ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
DISCUSSION FOR...LOS ANGELES ECC DISPATCH
237 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...COOL AND WINDY THROUGH SATURDAY...

...CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT/CHRISTMAS MORNING ON NORTH
SLOPES...

A STRONG...BUT RATHER DRY...COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING. AT THIS TIME...THE ONLY SHOWERS
EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT WILL OCCUR ON THE NORTH-FACING SLOPES
TONIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING...WITH SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLY IMPACTING
THE I-5 THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE. THE BIGGER IMPACT FROM THIS FRONTAL
PASSAGE WILL BE STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS TONIGHT AND
CHRISTMAS DAY. POTENTIALLY DAMAGING GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH ARE
LIKELY IN THE LOCAL MOUNTAINS...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 50 MPH LIKELY
ACROSS MANY VALLEY AND COASTAL LOCATIONS. THE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
USHER IN A VERY COLD AIR MASS...AND HIGHS ON CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BE
SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS.

FOR THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...THE FLOW WILL TURN TO THE
NORTHEAST...AND MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA. THE COMBINATION OF A COLD AND DRY AIR MASS...ALONG WITH THE
DRYING EFFECTS OF THE OFFSHORE WINDS...WILL RESULT IN LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH ONLY POOR TO MODERATE OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES.

ON SUNDAY...THERE WILL BE A BIT OF A LULL WITH RESPECT TO OFFSHORE
WINDS. HOWEVER BY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ANOTHER ROUND OF
MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS IS POSSIBLE.


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