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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1259 PM PST SAT NOV 22 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH MONDAY AND TUESDAY...

.SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL CREATE MODERATE
TO STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH
WINDS SLOWLY DECREASING THROUGH THURSDAY. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE
IN THE MORNINGS...PEAKING ON TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT NEAR THE
WEST COAST WILL CREATE WARMING MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH
VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY SUNDAY...CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY.
CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK.

CAZ242-248-250-255>258-231000-
/O.NEW.KSGX.FW.A.0007.141124T1200Z-141126T0000Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY INLAND VALLEYS-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-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE TRABUCO RANGER DISTRICT OF THE CLEVELAND NATIONAL
FOREST-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE PALOMAR AND DESCANSO RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE
CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST-
1259 PM PST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...AREAS NORTHEAST TO EAST 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS 50 TO
  60 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS 70 TO 80 MPH ON TUESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LOWEST DAYTIME IN THE TEENS ON SUNDAY...AND
  THE SINGLE DIGITS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...WITH POOR OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERY. TEENS AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

* TIMING...MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. STRONGEST
  WINDS IN THE MORNINGS...WITH WINDS PEAKING TUESDAY.

* OUTLOOK...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY
  WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE ON WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

JJT

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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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