Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
940 AM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM
PDT SUNDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA
BARBARA SOUTH COAST AND SANTA YNEZ RANGE...

.RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH
COAST AND THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE FOR GUSTY SUNDOWNER WINDS AND
RELATIVE HUMIDITY IN THE MIDDLE TEENS AND TEMPERATURES 10 TO 15
DEGREES ABOVE SEASONAL NORMAL FROM MID AFTERNOON TO LATE TONIGHT.
THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE WEST PORTION OF THE
SANTA YNEZ RANGE AND SOUTH COAST.

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
940 AM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM
PDT SUNDAY FOR GUSTY SUNDOWNER WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL
SECTION...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY SUNDOWNER WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM
PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. STRONGEST IN
  THE WEST PORTION AND BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS.

* TIMING...WIND WILL INCREASE LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND PEAK IN
  THE EVENING AND THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES
  WILL INCREASE AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DECREASE IN THE
  LATE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...AFTERNOON AND EVENING TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S TO
  NEAR 100.

* IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR IS POSSIBLE IF FIRE IGNITION
  OCCURS.

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.

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