Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
325 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER COASTAL AND VALLEY AREAS
OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH SATURDAY...

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE LOS ANGELES INTERIOR
MOUNTAINS ON SATURDAY...

.A STRONG SANTA ANA WIND EVENT WITH COLD BUT DRY AIR WILL RESULT
IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE COASTAL AND VALLEY
AREAS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. THE MOUNTAINS WILL ALSO EXPERIENCE STRONG WINDS THOUGH
AMPLE COLD AIR SHOULD KEEP HUMIDITIES ABOVE CRITICAL LEVELS UNTIL
SATURDAY.

CAZ246-288-031815-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-161204T0200Z/
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
325 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SATURDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY AND
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65
  MPH THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 TO 12 PERCENT...LOWEST ON SATURDAY. POOR
  OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES BETWEEN 20 AND 40 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...CONDITIONS MAY BE
  FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN LIFE
  AND PROPERTY. USE EXTRA CAUTION WITH POTENTIAL IGNITION
  SOURCES.

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.

&&

$$

CAZ240-244-245-547-031815-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-161204T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-
VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
325 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SATURDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA VALLEYS AND COASTS
AS WELL AS THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
  MPH THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED GUSTS TO 60 MPH IN THE
  HILLS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 TO 12 PERCENT...LOWEST ON SATURDAY. POOR
  OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES BETWEEN 15 AND 35 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...CONDITIONS MAY BE
  FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN LIFE
  AND PROPERTY. USE EXTRA CAUTION WITH POTENTIAL IGNITION
  SOURCES.

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.

&&

$$

CAZ254-031815-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0016.161203T1400Z-161204T0200Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
325 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM PST
SATURDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE INTERIOR
MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 18 PERCENT ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...CONDITIONS MAY BE
  FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN LIFE
  AND PROPERTY. USE EXTRA CAUTION WITH POTENTIAL IGNITION
  SOURCES.

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.

&&

$$

CAZ241-548-031815-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-161204T0200Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
325 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SATURDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COASTAL
PLAIN AND EASTERN SAN GABRIEL VALLEY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 TO 12 PERCENT...LOWEST ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...CONDITIONS MAY BE
  FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN LIFE
  AND PROPERTY. USE EXTRA CAUTION WITH POTENTIAL IGNITION
  SOURCES.

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.

&&

$$

KITTELL


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