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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
933 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES AND THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
OVER THE COAST AND VALLEY AREAS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA
COUNTIES...

.WINDS TODAY WILL BE WEAKER THAN YESTERDAY...BUT STILL GUSTY IN
THE FAVORED LOCATIONS. MOST AREAS WILL SEE HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 6
AND 15 PERCENT. THIS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN CRITICAL CONDITIONS
TODAY OVER SEVERAL AREAS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA
COUNTIES...ESPECIALLY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON HOURS. RED
FLAG DURATIONS HOWEVER WILL LIKELY ONLY BE MET WHERE THE WINDS ARE
THE STRONGEST...NAMELY THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY
MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS WHERE THE THREAT
IS HIGHEST.

SOME STRENGTHENING OF THE NORTHEAST FLOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO
TUESDAY...BUT LESS THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT. WHILE LESS CONFIDENT
THAN BEFORE...THERE IS A CHANCE FOR MARGINAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS
AND DURATIONS OVER LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES INCLUDING THE
COASTAL SECTIONS. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY.

CAZ240-241-244-245-547-250145-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.A.0012.141125T1200Z-141127T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
933 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR MUCH OF
LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES...

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 TO 12 PERCENT. POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES.

* TEMPERATURES...80 TO 90 DEGREES.

* 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.

&&

$$

KITTELL




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
919 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-251400-
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-
919 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT
ACROSS A GOOD PORTION OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES. THERE
WILL BE LOCALLY GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS IN THE MORNING. GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE SANTA MONICA
MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY AROUND THE HILLS OF MALIBU THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON.

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

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL AFFECT MUCH OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTIES 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 TUESDAY...AND
POSSIBLY INTO WEDNESDAY.AFTERNOON MAX TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL
ABOVE NORMAL TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.THERE IS A CHANCE OF A STORM
STARTING ON SUNDAY.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

KAPLAN/RORKE





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