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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
436 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING CONTINUES THROUGH 3 PM TODAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITIES AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST AND SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL CONTINUE HOT DRY
CONDITIONS TODAY WITH LOCALLY STRONG GUSTY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS
NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS...STRONGEST IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY.

CAZ255-256-258-261945-
/O.CON.KSGX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
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-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE PALOMAR AND DESCANSO RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE
CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST-
436 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
  MPH...STRONGEST ALONG WIND-PRONE COASTAL SLOPES AND BELOW
  CANYONS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...LOWEST OF 8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* OUTLOOK...INCREASING HUMIDITIES...DECREASING WIND...AND COOLING
  FOR TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT
  RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HEAT WILL CONTRIBUTE TO
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$



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