Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
231 PM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING FOR
GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR VENTURA COUNTY
AND MOST OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

.SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE GREAT
BASIN TODAY THROUGH MONDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN A STRONG SANTA
ANA WIND EVENT ACROSS VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON. AT THE PEAK OF THE EVENT...WIND GUSTS BETWEEN
60 AND 70 MPH ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY AND COASTAL VALLEYS OF VENTURA COUNTY. FOR
THE REMAINDER OF THE VALLEYS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTIES...AS WELL AS THE VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL PLAIN AND THE LOS
ANGELES COAST FROM MALIBU TO THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS...WIND GUSTS
BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED. RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERY
TONIGHT WILL BE POOR AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ON MONDAY WILL
DROP INTO THE TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS.

GIVEN THIS COMBINATION OF STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED FOR
MOST OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES.

CAZ245-246-253-254-288-081800-
/O.EXT.KLOX.FW.W.0001.160207T2300Z-160209T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
231 PM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST MONDAY FOR GUSTY
OFFSHORE WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES INCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS
AS WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY AND VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL
VALLEYS...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS
  BETWEEN 60 AND 70 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...POOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERY TONIGHT...
  THEN RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING INTO THE TEENS AND SINGLE
  DIGITS ON MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCUR...CONDITIONS COULD BE
  FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN 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 WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE
OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

CAZ240-241-244-547-548-081800-
/O.EXT.KLOX.FW.W.0001.160207T2300Z-160209T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
231 PM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST MONDAY FOR GUSTY
OFFSHORE WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SAN FERNANDO AND
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS...VENTURA COUNTY COAST...THE
FOOTHILLS ABOVE THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY AND THE LOS ANGELES COAST
FROM MALIBU TO THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND
  50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...POOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERY TONIGHT...
  THEN RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING INTO THE TEENS AND SINGLE
  DIGITS ON MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCUR...CONDITIONS COULD BE
  FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN 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 WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE
OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

THOMPSON



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