Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1009 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL FORM OVER THE GREAT BASIN LATER TODAY
THROUGH THURSDAY...WHICH WILL BRING GUSTY OFFSHORE FLOW TO
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. THESE NORTHEAST WINDS WILL START TO FORM
TODAY OVER INTERIOR LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES...THEN WILL
STRENGTHEN AND PUSH DOWN INTO THE VALLEY AND COASTAL SECTIONS
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. WINDS ARE GENERALLY EXPECTED TO BE OF
THE 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH VARIETY. MEANWHILE...A RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER CALIFORNIA AND BRING HOT AND VERY
DRY CONDITIONS TO THE REGION...WITH HUMIDITIES AROUND 10 PERCENT
OVER MOST AREAS BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. AS A RESULT...WIDESPREAD
CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY OVER MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA COUNTIES ON THURSDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS.

CONDITIONS WILL BECOME HOTTER AND DRIER THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY...BUT THE WINDS WILL WEAKEN EACH DAY. THERE IS A CHANCE
THAT RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY...BUT LESS CERTAIN THAN THURSDAY DUE TO THE WEAKER WINDS.

ISOLATED HILL AND CANYON LOCATIONS OF THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY MAY
SEE A FEW HOURS OF RED FLAG CONDITIONS...BUT IT IS NOT EXPECTED TO
BE WIDESPREAD OR LONG ENOUGH TO WARRANT A RED FLAG WARNING.

CAZ548-011815-
/O.CAN.KLOX.FW.A.0008.141002T0700Z-141004T0200Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
1009 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR THE LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA COUNTY VALLEYS FOR LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS CANCELLED
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

ISOLATED HILL AND CANYON LOCATIONS OF THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY MAY
SEE A FEW HOURS OF RED FLAG CONDITIONS...BUT IT IS NOT EXPECTED TO
BE WIDESPREAD OR LONG ENOUGH TO WARRANT A RED FLAG WARNING.

$$

CAZ246-253-254-020115-
/O.NEW.KLOX.FW.W.0010.141002T0700Z-141003T0100Z/
/O.EXT.KLOX.FW.A.0008.141003T0100Z-141004T0200Z/
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
1009 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH 6 PM
PDT THURSDAY OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS FOR
GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW EFFECT FROM THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS
FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM PDT
THURSDAY.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
  20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
  FRIDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DAILY MINIMUM HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 4 AND 10
  PERCENT ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY...WITH
  VERY POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES BETWEEN 10 AND 20 PERCENT. DRIEST
  ON FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES IN MID 70S TO MID 80S
  ON THURSDAY...RISING TO THE MID 80S TO MID 90S ON FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...WITH EXTREMELY DRY FUELS IN PLACE...IF FIRE IGNITION
  OCCURS THERE COULD BE RAPID SPREAD OF WILDFIRE THAT WOULD LEAD
  TO A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH. LISTEN FOR
LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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.

&&

$$

CAZ244-245-288-547-020115-
/O.NEW.KLOX.FW.W.0010.141002T1300Z-141003T0100Z/
/O.EXT.KLOX.FW.A.0008.141003T0100Z-141004T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
1009 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM PDT THURSDAY OVER
THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY VALLEYS FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE
WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW EFFECT THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY VALLEYS FOR
GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM PDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
  15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
  FRIDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DAILY MINIMUM HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 4 AND 12
  PERCENT ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY...WITH
  POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES BETWEEN 15 AND 30 PERCENT. DRIEST ON
  FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S ON
  THURSDAY...RISING TO 98 TO 106 ON FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...WITH EXTREMELY DRY FUELS IN PLACE...IF FIRE IGNITION
  OCCURS THERE COULD BE RAPID SPREAD OF WILDFIRE THAT WOULD LEAD
  TO A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH. LISTEN FOR
LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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/WOFFORD



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