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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
120 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions This Weekend Through Next
Tuesday due to Low Humidity, Gusty Winds and High Temperatures...

A Santa Ana Wind will develop Saturday and continue through
Tuesday. This will bring areas of gusty winds, especially below
passes and canyons, very low humidity and hot weather. The gusty
winds will start first in the San Bernardino County Mountains, the
Inland Empire and Santa Ana Mountains Saturday morning, then the
winds will have greater coverage Sunday through Tuesday, including
in San Diego County. Strongest winds will likely be Saturday
morning below the Cajon Pass and in the Santa Ana Mountains and
then again Tuesday morning over the region with local gusts near
50 MPH possible. Lowest humidity will be around 10 percent inland
Saturday and Sunday, then 5 to 10 percent Monday and Tuesday,
including in some coastal areas. Local durations of 6 hours of
wind gusts of 35 MPH or greater and simultaneous humidity below 15
percent will be possible each day. Temperatures will exceed 100
in some areas Monday and Tuesday.

CAZ250-256-258-552-554-200500-
/O.NEW.KSGX.FW.A.0003.171022T1500Z-171025T0100Z/
San Diego County Inland Valleys-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-Orange County Coastal Areas-
Orange County Inland Areas-
120 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a a Fire
Weather Watch...which is in effect from Sunday morning through
Tuesday afternoon.

* LOCATION...Orange County coastal and inland areas, San Diego
  County valley and mountain areas and the Riverside County
  Mountains.

* WIND...Areas of east to northeast winds 15 to 25 MPH with local
  gusts 30 to 40 MPH. A few gusts could reach 50 MPH Tuesday
  morning, mainly in the San Diego County Mountains.

* HUMIDITY...Daytime minimums around 10 percent Sunday, then 5 to
  10 percent Monday and Tuesday. Poor recovery each night.

* TIMING...Sunday morning through Tuesday.

* OUTLOOK...The Santa Ana Winds should weaken Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. A combination of strong winds, low
relative humidity and hot weather can contribute to extreme fire
behavior. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag
Warnings.

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Maxwell




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