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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
600 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY

GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTIES. THE NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BRING VERY HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS
WHICH WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

* RED FLAG WARNING...........SEE WWUS86 KLOX - RFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* WIND ADVISORY..............SEE WWUS76 KLOX - NPWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

ASR




Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
224 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY
COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM MALIBU TO HOLLYWOOD
HILLS...

.RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA COUNTIES TODAY DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA
WINDS...HOT TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY
DRY FUELS. WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG TODAY AS
SUNDAY...HOWEVER SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED AND
HUMIDITIES STILL WILL REMAIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND LOW TEENS.
VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR...INCLUDING LONG
RANGE SPOTTING...IS LIKELY FOR ANY NEW FIRE IGNITIONS DUE TO THESE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
224 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM
MALIBU TO WEST HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH...
   MAINLY FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU AND EXTENDING INTO THE WESTERN
  PORTION OF THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS. STRONGEST DURING THE MID
  MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LOWERING TO 5 TO 15 PERCENT DURING THE
  AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 90 TO 102 DEGREES. VERY WARM OVERNIGHT
  LOWS IN THE 70S IN FOOTHILLS AND WINDY AREAS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS THERE COULD BE VERY RAPID
  SPREAD OF WILDFIRE THAT WOULD LEAD TO A THREAT TO 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
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

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