Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
952 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR MOST OF VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...

.A STRONG AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL CONTINUE
TO PRODUCE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. NORTHEAST
WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AS
WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY AND COASTAL VALLEYS OF VENTURA
COUNTY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE VALLEYS OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...AS WELL AS THE VENTURA COUNTY
COASTAL PLAIN AND THE LOS ANGELES COAST FROM MALIBU TO THE
HOLLYWOOD HILLS...WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH WILL CONTINUE.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES TODAY WILL BE IN THE TEENS AND SINGLE
DIGITS...WITH POOR RECOVERY EXPECTED TONIGHT. GIVEN THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY THIS EVENING FOR MOST OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES.
OFFSHORE FLOW AND ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY.

CAZ245-246-253-254-288-090200-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160209T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
952 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES INCLUDING THE SANTA
MONICA MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY AND VENTURA
COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN
  55 AND 65 MPH THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH BY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS THROUGH LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON. POOR RECOVERIES TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCUR...CONDITIONS COULD BE
  FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN LIFE
  AND PROPERTY.

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.

&&

$$

CAZ240-241-244-547-548-090200-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160209T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
952 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SAN
FERNANDO AND VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS...VENTURA COUNTY
COAST...THE FOOTHILLS ABOVE THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY AND THE LOS
ANGELES COAST FROM MALIBU TO THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND
  50 MPH THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH BY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS THROUGH LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON. POOR RECOVERIES TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCUR...CONDITIONS COULD BE
  FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN LIFE
  AND PROPERTY.

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.

&&

$$

SUKUP/THOMPSON



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