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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
542 AM PST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GUSTY WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA THROUGH
AT LEAST MONDAY...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA
HAS CAUSED GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS TO DEVELOP ACROSS A GOOD
PORTION OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES. GUSTY WINDS SHOULD
DIMINISH IN COASTAL AREAS THIS AFTERNOON...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE IN MANY VALLEY AND MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS OF LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. THERE IS A GOOD
CHANCE THAT WIND ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED AGAIN FOR LATE MONDAY
NIGHT AND TUESDAY...AS ANOTHER INCREASE IN WINDS IS EXPECTED.


CAZ041-232200-
/O.EXB.KLOX.WI.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-141123T2200Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALIBU...SANTA MONICA...BEVERLY HILLS...
HOLLYWOOD...LONG BEACH
542 AM PST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS AND TIMING...AREAS OF NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25
  MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS
  FROM MALIBU TO THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
  THERE WILL BE ISOLATED WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH BELOW FAVORED PASSES
  AND CANYONS.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY
  FOR DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MAJOR ROADWAYS THAT MAY BE
  AFFECTED BY THE WIND INCLUDE PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY AND CANYON
  ROADS THROUGH THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PST SUN NOV 23 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-241400-
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 PST SUN NOV 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL AFFECT MUCH OF VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES TODAY AND TONIGHT.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT ACROSS A GOOD PORTION OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTIES.

THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON ALL AREA BEACHES TODAY
AND TONIGHT.

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

* FIRE WEATHER WATCH.........SEE WWUS86 KLOX - RFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

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

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL AFFECT MUCH OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTIES MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS A GOOD PORTION
OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES MONDAY THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...AND POSSIBLY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* FIRE WEATHER WATCH.........SEE WWUS86 KLOX - RFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

DB





Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
115 PM PST SAT NOV 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE SANTA
BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND SOUTH COAST...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR MUCH OF LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG SUNDOWNER IS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING ACROSS SOUTHERN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY. SUSTAINED WINDS
BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE WINDIEST AREAS. HUMIDITIES WILL BEGIN ELEVATED...BUT WILL
BEGIN DROPPING FROM THE SAN RAFAEL RANGE SOUTH DURING THE EVENING
AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. AS A RESULT...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER SOUTHERN SANTA BARBARA
COUNTY...INCLUDING THE MONTECITO AREA.

ON SUNDAY WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST WITH ISOLATED GUSTS
UP TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES.
HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE CRITICAL LEVELS IN MOST
AREAS SUNDAY WITH JUST ISOLATED LOCATIONS AROUND 15 PERCENT AND
MOST AREAS BETWEEN 20 AN 30 PERCENT. BY SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
WIDESPREAD HUMIDITIES BELOW 15 PERCENT ARE EXPECTED. THE STRONGEST
WINDS...LOWEST HUMIDITIES...AND WARMEST TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
ON TUESDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE THAT RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE BEYOND
TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY IS CALLING FOR
LITTLE CHANGE IN HUMIDITIES...SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES...BUT
LIGHTER WINDS.

CAZ240-241-244>246-253-254-288-547-231800-
/O.NEW.KLOX.FW.A.0012.141124T0400Z-141126T0000Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-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-LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
115 PM PST SAT NOV 22 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR MUCH OF LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH...STRONGEST
  IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS WILL BEGIN SUNDAY...HOWEVER HUMIDITIES ARE
  EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 15 PERCENT IN MOST AREAS UNTIL SUNDAY
  EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS AND LOWEST HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED
  TUESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...5 TO 15 PERCENT...LOWEST TUESDAY. VERY POOR
  OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES...ESPECIALLY AWAY FROM THE COAST.

* TEMPERATURES...60S TO LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. 80S FOR THE
  COAST AND VALLEYS. WARMEST ON TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR IS
  POSSIBLE IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH. LISTEN FOR
LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

MW







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