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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
1232 PM PDT Sat Oct 19 2019

CAZ039-200345-
/O.CON.KLOX.WI.Y.0071.000000T0000Z-191020T1900Z/
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
Including the cities of Santa Barbara, Montecito, and Carpinteria
1232 PM PDT Sat Oct 19 2019

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Areas of north winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph
  this morning will become northwest this afternoon. Areas of
  northwest to north winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph are
  expected tonight and Sunday morning, then winds will diminish.

* WHERE...Santa Barbara County South Coast.

* WHEN...Until noon PDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will make driving difficult and could
  blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down
  and a few power outages may result.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

$$

jld



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
1009 AM PDT Sat Oct 19 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF
SANTA BARBARA...LOS ANGELES...AND VENTURA COUNTIES...AND SANTA CLARITA VALLEY
DUE TO MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT TONIGHT THROUGH 10 PM PDT SUNDAY
FOR THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS AND SAN FERNANDO VALLEY DUE TO MODERATE TO
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.Gusty northerly winds will be widespread across the region today through
Sunday evening, with the strongest burst of damaging north winds
late this afternoon through Sunday morning when the tightest
north-south offshore pressure gradients coincide with peak upper
level wind support. The strongest winds tonight through Sunday
morning are expected to be across the Santa Ynez mountains and
adjacent foothills of the Santa Barbara south coast, as well as
the Interstate 5 corridor across the mountains and Santa Clarita
Valley, as well as the Santa Monica mountains and San Fernando
Valley where wind gusts of 40 to 60 mph will be common, except
isolated gusts up to 75 mph near Whitaker Peak and Montecito
Hills.

Minimum humidities will generally range between 8 and 20 percent today
through Sunday. Recoveries at night will be moderate across the
north facing mountains with poor recoveries in the foothills and
downslope mountain and valley areas. With humidities trending
drier than earlier expected, the Red Flag Warnings have now been
expanded to include the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura
counties (including the Santa Monicas), as well as the San
Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

Areas under a Red Flag Warning will have an increased threat of
large fires, along with very rapid fire spread and extreme
fire behavior with any new fire ignitions.


CAZ239-252-200000-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-191021T0500Z/
Santa Barbara County South Coast-Santa Barbara County Mountains-
1009 AM PDT Sat Oct 19 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
MODERATE TO STRONG SUNDOWNER WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST AND MOUNTAINS...

* Winds...North 15 to 30 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph in the
  mountains and windy canyons of the south coast, increasing to 20
  to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 60 mph tonight through Sunday
  morning. Isolated gusts up to 75 mph near Montecito Hills
  tonight through Sunday morning.

* Relative Humidity...Minimum humidities 8 to 25 percent. Poor
  recoveries at night in the downslope mountains and canyons.

* Impacts...If fire ignition occurs, conditions would be
  favorable for very rapid spread of wildfire and extreme fire
  behavior which would threaten life and property.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. This in combination with dry fuels can contribute
to extreme fire behavior. Use extreme caution with potential fire
ignition sources.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$

GOMBERG



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