Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
744 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016


...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY
MOUNTAINS DUE TO LINGERING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
TONIGHT...

...RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE ACROSS MUCH OF LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THIS EVENING EXCLUDING THE LOS
ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

.A SANTA ANA WIND EVENT WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE TONIGHT...
HOWEVER... GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL LINGER ACROSS THE SAN
GABRIEL MOUNTAINS AT 20-30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH UNTIL VERY
LATE. HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN CRITICALLY LOW AND MAINLY IN THE TEENS
FOR THE HIGH COUNTRY AND ESPECIALLY SOUTH-FACING SLOPES. ONCE THE
WINDS SUBSIDE LATE TONIGHT... THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL BE
ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. ALL OTHER AREAS SHOULD SEE A SLIGHT INCREASE
IN HUMIDITY AND DIMINISHING OFFSHORE WINDS.

CAZ254-041100-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-161204T1100Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
744 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE INTERIOR MOUNTAINS OF LOS
ANGELES COUNTY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH UNTIL LATE TONIGHT. WINDS DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
  LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 MPH BY SUNDAY MORNING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES OF 10 TO 20
  PERCENT ON THE SOUTH SLOPES.

* 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.

&&

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KAPLAN



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