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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1023 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
1023 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...MORE RECORD HEAT WITH ELEVATED FIRE DANGER SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY ACROSS SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA...

AN UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM COMBINED WITH MODERATE
OFFSHORE FLOW NEAR THE SURFACE WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF
RECORD HEAT WITH ELEVATED FIRE DANGER SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
ACROSS SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA. THE GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS WILL
MOSTLY IMPACT VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...WITH THE
STRONGEST WINDS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. DURING
THIS TIME...WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 35 AND 50 MPH WILL BE COMMON
ACROSS WIND PRONE AREAS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...WITH
LOCAL GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE IN FAVORED MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS.

FORECASTED HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO CLIMB INTO THE MID
80S TO LOWER 90S ACROSS MANY PORTIONS OF THE COAST AND VALLEYS
IN VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THE
UNUSUAL FEBRUARY HEAT WAVE WILL MAKE SUNDAY`S LOS ANGELES MARATHON
EVEN MORE CHALLENGING WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING INTO THE
MID TO UPPER 80S BY AFTERNOON.

THE UNSUALLY HOT FEBRUARY TEMPERATURES WILL BRING AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES FOR THE ELDERLY AND ANYONE
PERFORMING STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.


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GOMBERG/BRUNO



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