weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
445 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...STRONG AND GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS IN THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS
THROUGH THIS MORNING ALONG WITH HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY
AND RESULT IN HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...LOCALLY GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE IN THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS THROUGH
THIS MORNING. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE HIGHER
RIDGES AND PEAKS IN NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY AND NORTHERN NAPA
COUNTY. WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON. HOT AND
DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY WITH ONLY MODEST
COOLING EXPECTED ON TUESDAY. MUCH MORE SIGNIFICANT COOLING WILL
OCCUR BY WEDNESDAY.

CAZ507-252200-
/O.CON.KMTR.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160925T2200Z/
NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-
445 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS AND HOT AND DRY
CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 507...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 507...THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS.
  STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED ABOVE 1500 FEET.

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH THIS MORNING WITH
  GUSTS AS HIGH AS 35 MPH. WINDS SLOWLY DIMINISHING THIS AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 TO 30% THIS MORNING
  DROPPING AS LOW AS THE SINGLE DIGITS THIS AFTERNOON AND MONDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
444 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

CAZ280-251700-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160925T1700Z/
WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
444 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT THIS
MORNING FOR EAST WIND WITH POOR OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY FOR
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

* IMPACTS: EAST WINDS... POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY... AND HIGH
  FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF
  NEW AND EXISTING FIRES.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280 FOR
  ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN NORTHERN CA...WESTERN SISKIYOU.

* WIND: EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY RECOVERIES: 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY NEW
  OR EXISTING FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
444 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

ORZ618-619-251700-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160925T1700Z/
SOUTHERN OREGON COAST-WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-
SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
444 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT THIS
MORNING FOR NORTHEAST WIND WITH POOR OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY
FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1500 FEET IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 618...

* IMPACTS: NORTHEAST WINDS... POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY... AND HIGH
  FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF
  ANY NEW AND EXISTING FIRES.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 618 ABOVE
  1500 FEET.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN SOUTHWEST OR...CURRY.

* WIND: NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY RECOVERY: 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY NEW
  OR EXISTING FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$


VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
344 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST...AND
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN...WILL BRING DRY AND
WARMER WEATHER THROUGH MONDAY WITH PERIODS OF GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS AND INTO EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE
VALLEYS...INCLUDING INLAND ORANGE COUNTY. THE MOST CRITICAL
COMBINATION OF HEAT...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND STRONG WINDS IS
EXPECTED TODAY. ON MONDAY...A SLIGHT RECOVERY IN HUMIDITIES IS
EXPECTED ALONG WITH SLIGHTLY WEAKER WINDS.

CAZ248-250-257-265-554-252130-
/O.CON.KSGX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS - THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY INLAND VALLEYS-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE TRABUCO RANGER DISTRICT OF THE CLEVELAND NATIONAL
FOREST-SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-ORANGE COUNTY INLAND AREAS-
344 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH...EXCEPT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 45 MPH BELOW THE CAJON
  PASS...AND THROUGH AND ALONG THE SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND
  FOOTHILLS THIS MORNING AND MONDAY MORNING.

* HUMIDITY...LOWEST OF 6 TO 12 PERCENT WITH POOR OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERY.

* OUTLOOK...GRADUAL COOLING WITH HIGHER HUMIDITIES AND WEAKER
  WINDS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND 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 HEAT WILL CONTRIBUTE
TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

17

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
344 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST...AND
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN...WILL BRING DRY AND
WARMER WEATHER THROUGH MONDAY WITH PERIODS OF GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS AND INTO EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE
VALLEYS...INCLUDING INLAND ORANGE COUNTY. THE MOST CRITICAL
COMBINATION OF HEAT...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND STRONG WINDS IS
EXPECTED TODAY. ON MONDAY...A SLIGHT RECOVERY IN HUMIDITIES IS
EXPECTED ALONG WITH SLIGHTLY WEAKER WINDS.

CAZ255-256-258-252130-
/O.CON.KSGX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
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-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE PALOMAR AND DESCANSO RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE
CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST-
344 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45. ISOLATED GUSTS TO
  55 MPH ALONG WIND-PRONE COASTAL SLOPES TODAY.

* HUMIDITIES...LOWEST OF 6 TO 10 PERCENT TODAY WITH POOR OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERY. LOWEST OF 10 TO 20 PERCENT ON MONDAY.

* OUTLOOK...GRADUAL COOLING WITH HIGHER HUMIDITIES AND WEAKER
  WINDS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY EXHIBIT EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND 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 HEAT WILL CONTRIBUTE
TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
300 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR MOST OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY AND
SURROUNDING TERRAIN...

.STRENGTHENING HIGH PRESSURE HAS BROUGHT A RETURN OF HOT AND DRY
WEATHER ALONG WITH BREEZY NORTH TO EAST WINDS TO THE INTERIOR OF
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA RESULTING IN INCREASED FIRE DANGER.

CAZ213-215>217-263-264-266-268-279-260100-
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160926T0100Z/
EASTERN PORTION OF SHASTA/TRINITY NF-
NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY TO SOUTHERN TEHAMA COUNTY LINE BELOW
1000 FT-
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY IN GLENN, COLUSA, YUBA, NORTHERN
SUTTER, AND BUTTE COUNTY BELOW 1000 FT-
SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY IN YOLO-
SACRAMENTO FAR WESTERN PLACER, SOUTHERN SUTTER AND SOLANO COUNTY
BELOW 1000 FT-SOUTHEAST EDGE SHASTA-
TRINITY NF AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF TEHAMA-GLENN UNIT-
LAKE COUNTY PORTION OF LAKE-NAPA-SONOMA UNIT-
NORTHERN SIERRA FOOTHILLS FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES PORTIONS
OF SHASTA-TRINITY AND BUTTE UNITS-
NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/S
WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK-
BECKWORTH PEAK)-EASTERN MENDOCINO NF-
300 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
213...215...216... 217...263...264...266...268 AND 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 213. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 215.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 216. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 217. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 263. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 266. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 268. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 15-30 MPH. STRONGEST WINDS ACROSS THE
  SIERRA WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON MINIMUM 5 TO 15 PERCENT TODAY. POOR
  OVERNIGHT RECOVERY OF ONLY 20 TO 40 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...RAPID SPREAD OF ANY FIRE STARTS LIKELY.

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.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
358 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM
MALIBU TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY
DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...HOT
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS.
SANTA ANA WINDS TODAY HAVE BEEN FAIRLY WEAK...BUT THERE HAS BEEN
SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING ACROSS INLAND AREAS.

THE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE
AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...WHEN THE
OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST
FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU. THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO
NOW INCLUDE THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY AS GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE FOOTHILL AREAS. SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BRING
THE MOST CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS LOS ANGELES
AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO THE STRONGER WINDS... WIDESPREAD
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES...AND WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES. THESE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY
COMBINED WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WILL BRING THE
POTENTIAL FOR VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR...INCLUDING LONG RANGE SPOTTING...FOR ANY NEW FIRE
IGNITIONS.

GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY BUT WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AND WILL
HAVE MORE OF AN EASTERLY DIRECTION. CONTINUED VERY HOT AND DRY
MONDAY WITH THE GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY MAINTAIN THE CRITICAL
RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

CAZ244>246-547-251700-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
358 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY VALLEYS INCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA
MOUNTAINS...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  45 MPH ON SUNDAY EXCEPT ISOLATED GUSTS TO 55 MPH ACROSS THE
  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS IN EASTERN VENTURA COUNTY.
  GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 5 AND 10
  PERCENT THROUGH MONDAY. POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES AT NIGHT...
  ESPECIALLY FOOTHILLS AND WINDY AREAS.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 95 TO 105 DEGREES ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
  VERY WARM OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S IN FOOTHILLS AND
  WINDY AREAS.

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

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 HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
358 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM
MALIBU TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY
DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...HOT
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS.
SANTA ANA WINDS TODAY HAVE BEEN FAIRLY WEAK...BUT THERE HAS BEEN
SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING ACROSS INLAND AREAS.

THE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE
AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...WHEN THE
OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST
FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU. THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO
NOW INCLUDE THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY AS GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE FOOTHILL AREAS. SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BRING
THE MOST CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS LOS ANGELES
AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO THE STRONGER WINDS... WIDESPREAD
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES...AND WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES. THESE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY
COMBINED WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WILL BRING THE
POTENTIAL FOR VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR...INCLUDING LONG RANGE SPOTTING...FOR ANY NEW FIRE
IGNITIONS.

GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY BUT WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AND WILL
HAVE MORE OF AN EASTERLY DIRECTION. CONTINUED VERY HOT AND DRY
MONDAY WITH THE GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY MAINTAIN THE CRITICAL
RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

CAZ240-241-251700-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0010.160925T0700Z-160926T2200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
358 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY
COAST FROM MALIBU TO WEST HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH ON SUNDAY...MAINLY FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU
  AND EXTENDING INTO THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LOWERING TO 5 TO 15 PERCENT ON SUNDAY AND
  MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 90 TO 102 DEGREES ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
  VERY WARM OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 70S IN FOOTHILLS AND WINDY
  AREAS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS THERE COULD BE VERY 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 EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

GOMBERG/MUNROE

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
358 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM
MALIBU TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY
DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...HOT
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS.
SANTA ANA WINDS TODAY HAVE BEEN FAIRLY WEAK...BUT THERE HAS BEEN
SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING ACROSS INLAND AREAS.

THE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE
AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...WHEN THE
OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST
FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU. THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO
NOW INCLUDE THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY AS GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE FOOTHILL AREAS. SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BRING
THE MOST CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS LOS ANGELES
AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO THE STRONGER WINDS... WIDESPREAD
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES...AND WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES. THESE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY
COMBINED WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WILL BRING THE
POTENTIAL FOR VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR...INCLUDING LONG RANGE SPOTTING...FOR ANY NEW FIRE
IGNITIONS.

GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY BUT WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AND WILL
HAVE MORE OF AN EASTERLY DIRECTION. CONTINUED VERY HOT AND DRY
MONDAY WITH THE GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY MAINTAIN THE CRITICAL
RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

CAZ548-251700-
/O.EXA.KLOX.FW.W.0010.160925T0700Z-160926T2200Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
358 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
MONDAY FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
FOOTHILLS OF THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
MONDAY.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH LATER TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY...MAINLY IN THE
  FOOTHILLS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LOWERING TO 5 TO 10 PERCENT ON SUNDAY AND
  MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 100 TO 105 DEGREES ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
  VERY WARM OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 70S TO AROUND 80 DEGREES IN
  FOOTHILLS AND WINDY AREAS.

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

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 HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
358 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM
MALIBU TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY
DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...HOT
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS.
SANTA ANA WINDS TODAY HAVE BEEN FAIRLY WEAK...BUT THERE HAS BEEN
SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING ACROSS INLAND AREAS.

THE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE
AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...WHEN THE
OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST
FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU. THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO
NOW INCLUDE THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY AS GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE FOOTHILL AREAS. SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BRING
THE MOST CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS LOS ANGELES
AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO THE STRONGER WINDS... WIDESPREAD
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES...AND WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES. THESE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY
COMBINED WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WILL BRING THE
POTENTIAL FOR VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR...INCLUDING LONG RANGE SPOTTING...FOR ANY NEW FIRE
IGNITIONS.

GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY BUT WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AND WILL
HAVE MORE OF AN EASTERLY DIRECTION. CONTINUED VERY HOT AND DRY
MONDAY WITH THE GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY MAINTAIN THE CRITICAL
RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

CAZ288-251700-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
358 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 50 MPH ON SUNDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 5 PERCENT. POOR HUMIDITY
  RECOVERY AT NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 103 DEGREES ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
  VERY WARM OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 70S IN FOOTHILLS AND WINDY
  AREAS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
358 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE VENTURA COUNTY COAST AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST FROM
MALIBU TO HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY
DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS...HOT
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITIES...AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS.
SANTA ANA WINDS TODAY HAVE BEEN FAIRLY WEAK...BUT THERE HAS BEEN
SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING ACROSS INLAND AREAS.

THE SANTA ANA WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE
AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...WHEN THE
OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST
FROM VENTURA TO MALIBU. THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO
NOW INCLUDE THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY AS GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE FOOTHILL AREAS. SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BRING
THE MOST CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS LOS ANGELES
AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO THE STRONGER WINDS... WIDESPREAD
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES...AND WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES. THESE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY
COMBINED WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WILL BRING THE
POTENTIAL FOR VERY RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR...INCLUDING LONG RANGE SPOTTING...FOR ANY NEW FIRE
IGNITIONS.

GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY BUT WIND GUSTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AND WILL
HAVE MORE OF AN EASTERLY DIRECTION. CONTINUED VERY HOT AND DRY
MONDAY WITH THE GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY MAINTAIN THE CRITICAL
RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

CAZ253-254-251700-
/O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160926T2200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
358 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 55 MPH ON SUNDAY. GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS CONTINUING INTO
  MONDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 5 AND 10
  PERCENT THROUGH MONDAY. POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES AT NIGHT...
  ESPECIALLY WINDY AREAS.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 90 TO 100 DEGREES ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY
  ACROSS LOWER ELEVATIONS. VERY WARM OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 70S TO
  AROUND 80 DEGREES IN FOOTHILLS AND WINDY AREAS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND VERY WARM TEMPERATURES
WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN USING POTENTIAL FIRE IGNITION
SOURCES. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN
THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE