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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
250 PM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING CONTINUES THROUGH 10 PM PDT TONIGHT FOR THE
MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY...AND HOT...

.RED FLAG WARNING WILL CONTINUE IN THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY
MOUNTAINS TODAY FOR SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 35 MPH AND
HUMIDITY MINIMUM BETWEEN 8 AND 15 PERCENT THROUGH THIS EVENING.
STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR IN THE VICINITY AND THROUGH THE
SOLEDAD CANYON AREA.

CAZ254-250500-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160725T0500Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
250 PM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND HEAT FOR THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL DECREASE TO 8 TO 12 MPH
  WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL LIKELY
  OCCUR IN THE VICINITY AND THROUGH THE SOLEDAD CANYON AREA.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITY 10 TO 15 PERCENT BECOMING
  15 TO 30 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE
  BETWEEN 90 AND 100 DEGREES ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND
  FOOTHILLS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS THERE COULD BE RAPID SPREAD
  OF WILDFIRE THAT WOULD LEAD TO A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS IN COMBINATION WITH VERY DRY
FUELS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE DANGER AND/OR FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

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