Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 5:46 PM PST Dec. 10, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM PST Monday for
gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity over the coastal
and valley areas of Ventura County and Los Angeles County...

* winds... northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 5 percent.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. A combination of gusty winds and low relative
humidity can contribute to extreme fire behavior. Use extreme
caution when using potential fire ignition sources. This is a
dangerous situation, please follow evacuation orders.



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