NOAA-NWS-ALERTS-CA125F757BA354.RedFlagWarning.125F75B613E0CA.LOXRFWLOX.de7b7984dbd0fa263778ddfe018351d1 w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov 2020-12-02T15:01:00-08:00 Actual Alert Public Alert for Los Angeles County Mountains, Angeles National Forest; Santa Clarita Valley; Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area; Ventura County Mountains, Los Padres National Forest (California) Issued by the National Weather Service Met Red Flag Warning Expected Severe Likely SAME FRW 2020-12-02T18:00:00-08:00 2020-12-05T22:00:00-08:00 NWS Oxnard (The Los Angeles Area) Red Flag Warning issued December 02 at 3:01PM PST until December 05 at 10:00PM PST by NWS Oxnard …RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY… …RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY VALLEYS AND COASTS DUE TO GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY… .A moderate to strong Santa Ana wind event remains on-track to develop this evening and continue through at least midday on Thursday with continued gusty winds and very low humidities through Friday and Saturday. Red flag conditions are likely over most of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. This is a particularly dangerous situation for the mountains and Santa Clarita Valley due to the combination of extremely dry vegetation, strong winds, and very dry air especially Thursday morning into Thursday afternoon. Elevated to brief critical fire weather conditions will persist after Saturday due to offshore winds and dry air through early next week. Another Santa Ana may develop over the region late Monday through Tuesday. …RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 PM PST SATURDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY… * This is a particularly dangerous situation due to an unusual duration of extremely dry vegetation, strong winds, and very dry air leading to very critical fire weather conditions. Any new fire ignition in these areas will likely have very dangerous fire spread that could potentially threaten life and property. The most severe conditions are expected between 6am and 3pm Thursday. * Winds…Northeast 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 70 mph. Strongest winds late tonight and Thursday morning. Winds decreasing to 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph at times Thursday night through Saturday. * Relative Humidity…4 to 12 percent with minimal overnight recoveries. Driest Friday and Saturday. * Impacts…If fire ignition occurs, conditions will be favorable for very rapid fire spread, long range spotting, and very extreme fire behavior which would threaten life and property. The strong winds could also down trees and power lines. 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. Use extreme caution with potential fire ignition sources. WMOHEADER UGC CAZ246-253-254-288 VTEC /O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0010.201203T0200Z-201206T0600Z/ TIME…MOT…LOC

Los Angeles County Mountains, Angeles National Forest; Santa Clarita Valley; Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area; Ventura County Mountains, Los Padres National Forest FIPS6 006037 FIPS6 006111 UGC CAZ246 UGC CAZ253 UGC CAZ254 UGC CAZ288

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