Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
226 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA
COUNTY INTERIOR MOUNTAINS THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY COASTS AND
VALLEYS, THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY, AND THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.DISCUSSION...Little change is expected through Thursday. The
extended period of offshore flow will continue, but will be half
as strong as what occurred last week. Expect daily peak gusts in
the 20 to 40 mph range...but some weakening is expected Wednesday
into Thursday. The humidities will remain incredibly dry with
extremely poor overnight recoveries nearly everywhere.

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Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles-
Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley-
Los Angeles County San Gabriel Valley-
226 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY AND
THE HILLS AND CANYONS OF THE LOS ANGELES COAST AND SAN GABRIEL
VALLEY...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has cancelled
the Red Flag Warning.

Elevated fire weather conditions will persist through the week due
to incredibly dry air and occasionally breezy offshore flow, but
the winds are not expected to be strong enough to warrant a red
flag warning.

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Ventura County Mountains / Los Padres National Forest-
Los Angeles County Mountains / Angeles National Forest-
226 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST WEDNESDAY FOR
STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

* Winds...Northeast 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...Daily minimum 3 to 8 percent with nearly no
  overnight recovery.

* Impacts...If fire ignition occurs, there will be the potential
  for very rapid spread of wildfire with long range spotting and
  extreme fire behavior that could lead to a threat to life and
  property. Use extreme caution with potential fire ignition
  sources.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. A combination of gusty winds and low relative
humidity can contribute to extreme fire behavior. Use extreme
caution when using potential fire ignition sources. This is a
dangerous situation, please follow evacuation orders.

&&

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Ventura County Coast-Ventura County Interior Valleys-
Ventura County Coastal Valleys-
Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area-Santa Clarita Valley-
226 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST TUESDAY FOR
STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

* Winds...Northeast 8 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Isolated
  higher gusts possible in the hills.

* Relative Humidity...Daily minimum 2 to 8 percent with very poor
  overnight recovery.

* Impacts...If fire ignition occurs, there will be the potential
  for very rapid spread of wildfire with long range spotting and
  extreme fire behavior that could lead to a threat to life and
  property. Use extreme caution with potential fire ignition
  sources.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. A combination of gusty winds and low relative
humidity can contribute to extreme fire behavior. Use extreme
caution when using potential fire ignition sources. This is a
dangerous situation, please follow evacuation orders.

&&

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Kittell


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