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ECCDA DISCUSSIONS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
329 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

ECC029-241630-
LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
DISCUSSION FOR...VANDENBERG ECC DISPATCH
329 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...DISCUSSION FROM LOS ANGELES/OXNARD...

...LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING
   BRIEF PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE
   MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH WEAK
OFFSHORE FLOW NEAR THE SURFACE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING WARM AND DRY
CONDITIONS TO INLAND AREAS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE DRIEST AIR WILL BE
FOCUSED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH
AREAS OF SINGLE DIGIT HUMIDITIES TODAY...THEN RANGING BETWEEN 10 AND
20 PERCENT ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON...THEN STRENGTHEN
FURTHER ON FRIDAY WHEN GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE
COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL BRING ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TO THE MOUNTAINS...WITH BRIEF
PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON
AND AGAIN FRIDAY. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY...HOWEVER HUMIDITIES WILL GRADUALLY RISE THROUGH THAT
PERIOD.

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA SATURDAY WHEN THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS NORTH OF SANTA BARBARA...ALONG WITH A
COOLING TREND EVERYWHERE. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
IMPACT THE MOUNTAINS AND SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY. AN OFFSHORE FLOW PATTERN IS POSSIBLE BY THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK.


...DISCUSSION FROM MONTEREY...

A WARM FRONT IS OVER THE NORTH BAY WITH CLOUDS AND SOME VERY LIGHT
RAIN NEAR THE MENDOCINO COUNTY LINE WHILE DRY AND CLEAR CONDITIONS
CONTINUE SOUTH OF THE GOLDEN GATE. ON FRIDAY SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY
SUNNY WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS AS A STRONG LOW STRENGTHENS
OFF THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST. THIS STORM WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT
THROUGH THE BAY AREA ON SATURDAY WITH LIGHT RAIN LIKELY FROM BIG SUR
NORTHWARD WHILE WETTING RAINS WILL BE MOST LIKELY IN THE NORTH BAY.
DRY BUT SEASONABLY COOL WEATHER WILL RETURN SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK WITH NORTHWEST WINDS.

NOTE : ALL WINDS ARE 20-FOOT WINDS UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.
THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG, GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS.



$$

ECC028-241630-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY EXCLUDING LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
DISCUSSION FOR...SANTA BARBARA ECC DISPATCH
329 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING
   BRIEF PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE
   MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH WEAK
OFFSHORE FLOW NEAR THE SURFACE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING WARM AND DRY
CONDITIONS TO INLAND AREAS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE DRIEST AIR WILL BE
FOCUSED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH
AREAS OF SINGLE DIGIT HUMIDITIES TODAY...THEN RANGING BETWEEN 10 AND
20 PERCENT ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON...THEN STRENGTHEN
FURTHER ON FRIDAY WHEN GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE
COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL BRING ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TO THE MOUNTAINS...WITH BRIEF
PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON
AND AGAIN FRIDAY. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY...HOWEVER HUMIDITIES WILL GRADUALLY RISE THROUGH THAT
PERIOD.

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA SATURDAY WHEN THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS NORTH OF SANTA BARBARA...ALONG WITH A
COOLING TREND EVERYWHERE. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
IMPACT THE MOUNTAINS AND SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY. AN OFFSHORE FLOW PATTERN IS POSSIBLE BY THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK.


$$

ECC031-241630-
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
DISCUSSION FOR...LANCASTER ECC DISPATCH
329 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING
   BRIEF PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE
   MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH WEAK
OFFSHORE FLOW NEAR THE SURFACE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING WARM AND DRY
CONDITIONS TO INLAND AREAS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE DRIEST AIR WILL BE
FOCUSED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH
AREAS OF SINGLE DIGIT HUMIDITIES TODAY...THEN RANGING BETWEEN 10 AND
20 PERCENT ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON...THEN STRENGTHEN
FURTHER ON FRIDAY WHEN GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE
COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL BRING ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TO THE MOUNTAINS...WITH BRIEF
PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON
AND AGAIN FRIDAY. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY...HOWEVER HUMIDITIES WILL GRADUALLY RISE THROUGH THAT
PERIOD.

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA SATURDAY WHEN THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS NORTH OF SANTA BARBARA...ALONG WITH A
COOLING TREND EVERYWHERE. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
IMPACT THE MOUNTAINS AND SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY. AN OFFSHORE FLOW PATTERN IS POSSIBLE BY THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK.


$$

ECC024-241630-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY-
DISCUSSION FOR...SAN LUIS OBISPO ECC DISPATCH
329 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING
   BRIEF PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE
   MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH WEAK
OFFSHORE FLOW NEAR THE SURFACE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING WARM AND DRY
CONDITIONS TO INLAND AREAS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE DRIEST AIR WILL BE
FOCUSED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH
AREAS OF SINGLE DIGIT HUMIDITIES TODAY...THEN RANGING BETWEEN 10 AND
20 PERCENT ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON...THEN STRENGTHEN
FURTHER ON FRIDAY WHEN GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE
COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL BRING ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TO THE MOUNTAINS...WITH BRIEF
PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON
AND AGAIN FRIDAY. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY...HOWEVER HUMIDITIES WILL GRADUALLY RISE THROUGH THAT
PERIOD.

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA SATURDAY WHEN THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS NORTH OF SANTA BARBARA...ALONG WITH A
COOLING TREND EVERYWHERE. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
IMPACT THE MOUNTAINS AND SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY. AN OFFSHORE FLOW PATTERN IS POSSIBLE BY THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK.


$$

ECC032-241630-
VENTURA COUNTY EXCLUDING LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
DISCUSSION FOR...VENTURA ECC DISPATCH
329 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING
   BRIEF PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE
   MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH WEAK
OFFSHORE FLOW NEAR THE SURFACE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING WARM AND DRY
CONDITIONS TO INLAND AREAS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE DRIEST AIR WILL BE
FOCUSED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH
AREAS OF SINGLE DIGIT HUMIDITIES TODAY...THEN RANGING BETWEEN 10 AND
20 PERCENT ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON...THEN STRENGTHEN
FURTHER ON FRIDAY WHEN GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE
COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL BRING ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TO THE MOUNTAINS...WITH BRIEF
PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON
AND AGAIN FRIDAY. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY...HOWEVER HUMIDITIES WILL GRADUALLY RISE THROUGH THAT
PERIOD.

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA SATURDAY WHEN THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS NORTH OF SANTA BARBARA...ALONG WITH A
COOLING TREND EVERYWHERE. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
IMPACT THE MOUNTAINS AND SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY. AN OFFSHORE FLOW PATTERN IS POSSIBLE BY THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK.


$$

ECC030-241630-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY EXCLUDING ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
DISCUSSION FOR...LOS ANGELES ECC DISPATCH
329 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING
   BRIEF PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE
   MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH WEAK
OFFSHORE FLOW NEAR THE SURFACE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING WARM AND DRY
CONDITIONS TO INLAND AREAS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE DRIEST AIR WILL BE
FOCUSED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH
AREAS OF SINGLE DIGIT HUMIDITIES TODAY...THEN RANGING BETWEEN 10 AND
20 PERCENT ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON...THEN STRENGTHEN
FURTHER ON FRIDAY WHEN GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE
COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL BRING ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TO THE MOUNTAINS...WITH BRIEF
PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON
AND AGAIN FRIDAY. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY...HOWEVER HUMIDITIES WILL GRADUALLY RISE THROUGH THAT
PERIOD.

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA SATURDAY WHEN THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS NORTH OF SANTA BARBARA...ALONG WITH A
COOLING TREND EVERYWHERE. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
IMPACT THE MOUNTAINS AND SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY. AN OFFSHORE FLOW PATTERN IS POSSIBLE BY THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK.


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