Ventura County Interior Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 8:15 AM PST Dec. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 6 PM this evening to 3 PM
PST Sunday...

* winds and timing... north to northeast 15 to 30 mph with gusts
to 45 mph are expected by this evening, then winds will become
northeast 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph by Sunday morning.
Winds will be strongest in eastern Ventura County and the
Santa Clarita valley as well as the Porter ranch area in the
northern San Fernando Valley Sunday morning.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles across highways 5, 14, 118, 210 and
the 405.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving, use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 1:57 PM PST Dec. 15, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 6 am to 8 PM PST Sunday for
gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity for the Ventura
coast and Los Angeles coast from Malibu to Hollywood Hills...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
red flag warning for gusty north to northeast winds and low
relative humidity, which is in effect from 6 am to 8 PM PST

* Winds... northeast winds are expected to peak late Saturday night
into Sunday morning at 15 to 25 mph with gusts 35 to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity... humidities above 15 percent will be possible
late Saturday night, but are expected to lower to 10 to 15
percent on Sunday.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs, there will be the potential
for very rapid spread of wildfire, long range spotting, and
extreme fire behavior that could lead to a threat to life and
property. Use extreme caution with potential fire ignition

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. A combination of strong winds... low relative
humidity... and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire

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