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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
214 PM PDT Sun Jun 16 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR GUSTY
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
INTERSTATE-5 CORRIDOR IN NORTHWEST LOS ANGELES COUNTY AND THE
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

.Dangerous fire-weather conditions are expected to continue
through at least Monday afternoon. Strong northwest to north
winds will combine with low daytime relative humidity, and only
poor to moderate overnight relative humidity recovery. These
conditions will be favorable for the rapid growth and spread of
wildfires, including the ongoing Post Fire complex. This is a Red
Flag Warning for gusty northwest to north winds and low relative
humidity for the Interstate-5 corridor in northwest Los Angeles
County and the Ventura County mountains in effect until 3 PM PDT
Monday, and there is a 40 percent chance that this Warning is
extended into Monday night or Tuesday in later forecasts.

CAZ376>378-172200-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-240617T2200Z/
Southern Ventura County Mountains-
Northern Ventura County Mountains-Interstate 5 Corridor-
214 PM PDT Sun Jun 16 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
GUSTY NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
INTERSTATE-5 CORRIDOR IN NORTHWEST LOS ANGELES COUNTY AND THE
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

* WINDS...Northwest to north winds will gust to 45 to 55 mph this
  afternoon, increasing to 60 to 70 mph tonight, and then
  gradually decreasing to 30 to 50 mph through the day Monday.
  Sustained wind speeds will generally be in the 20 to 40 mph
  range. For Monday night into Tuesday morning, northerly winds
  are again expected to strengthen and may shift to the northeast.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum afternoon relative humidity values
  are expected to range from 15 to 25 percent, locally as low as
  10 percent in downslope-flow favored areas. Only poor to
  moderate overnight recovery to around 25 to 40 percent tonight.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire
  growth and spread, especially tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Use extreme caution
with anything that can spark a wildfire. Residents near wildland
interfaces should be prepared to evacuate if a wildfire breaks
out. See readyforwildfire.org and wildfirerisk.org for
information.

&&

$$

Cohen/Gomberg

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
1010 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 2024

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS
AND WEST HILLS FROM MERCED TO KERN COUNTY THROUGH MORNING THROUGH
8 AM PDT TUESDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES...

.Elevated fire weather conditions will continue in the Kern
County mountains and the West Hills from Merced to Kern County
through Tuesday morning. Very strong Northwesterly to North winds
and relative humidity values of near 10 percent are forecast. The
strongest winds are anticipated tonight and Monday, with
sustained speeds of 25 to 35 mph, with frequent gusts near 55
mph.

CAZ579-596-597-170200-
/O.NEW.KHNX.FW.W.0001.240616T1710Z-240618T1500Z/
West Side Hills-Tehachapi Area-Fort Tejon-
1010 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 579, 596, AND 597...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect until 8 AM PDT Tuesday.

* AFFECTED AREA...The West Hills from Merced to Kern County and
  the Kern County Mountains from Frazier Park to Tehachapi.

* WIND...The strongest winds are forecast tonight and Monday, with
  sustained northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph, with frequent gusts
  near 55 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity values of 10 to 15 percent
  with areas as low as 5 percent through the period.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

CMolina

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