Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS San Diego, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
441 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

CAZ248-250-255>258-265-554-142200-
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San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys - The Inland Empire-
San Diego County Inland Valleys-San Bernardino County Mountains-
Including The Mountain Top And Front Country Ranger Districts Of
The San Bernardino National Forest-Riverside County Mountains-
Including The San Jacinto Ranger District Of The San Bernardino
National Forest-Santa Ana Mountains-
Including The Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National
Forest-San Diego County Mountains-
Including The Palomar And Descanso Ranger Districts of the
Cleveland National Forest-San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning-
Orange County Inland Areas-
441 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST FRIDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

* LOCATION...Mainly along the coastal mountain slopes, extending
  into the adjacent valley areas, including below the Cajon Pass
  and inland Orange County.

* WIND...Northeast to east 20 to 35 mph...with gusts 50 to 55 mph.
  Isolated gusts 65 to 70 mph on remote coastal slopes and
  through wind-prone canyons.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum 5 to 8 percent, with very poor overnight
  recovery in some areas.

* TIMING...Winds increasing this morning, and continuing into this
  evening, then slowly decreasing overnight into Friday morning
  from north to south.

* OUTLOOK...Another period of critical fire weather conditions is
  possible Saturday night through Sunday night, due to another
  increase in Santa Ana winds and low humidity.

* FIRE WEATHER IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely
  spread rapidly and be difficult to contain. Outdoor burning
  should be avoided.

* WIND IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions for high profile
  vehicles. Specific freeways that may be impacted include
  interstates 10, 215, 15 and 8. Blowing dust or sand may
  locally reduce visibility to 1 mile. Debris on roadways and
  falling tree branches possible.

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 heat can contribute to
extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

JAD



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