NOAA-NWS-ALERTS-CA125D172F3D1C.RedFlagWarning.125D1B674050CA.LOXRFWLOX.8fff9dbfae6eb4fd67e1f55b1cc340c6 w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov 2019-10-30T16:03:00-07:00 Actual Alert Public Alert for Los Angeles County Mountains, Angeles National Forest; 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 2019-10-30T16:03:00-07:00 2019-10-31T18:00:00-07:00 NWS Oxnard (The Los Angeles Area) Red Flag Warning issued October 30 at 4:03PM PDT until October 31 at 6:00PM PDT by NWS Oxnard …EXTREME RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM THURSDAY PDT FOR MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES DUE TO STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITIES… .Strong Santa Ana winds gusting between 40 and 60 mph will continue to impact wind prone areas of Los Angeles and Ventura counties through Thursday morning, with isolated gusts to 70 mph in the Los Angeles county mountains (including the western portions of the Santa Monica mountains). Very dry air is associated with these Santa Ana winds with widespread single digit humidites through Thursday, as low as 1 to 2 percent in some locations. Overnight recoveries tonight will be near zero over Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, and poor everywhere else. These prolonged dangerous fire weather conditions combined with the very dry fuels and presence of existing fires and associated flare-ups adds up to extreme Red Flag conditions for much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. As a result, there is high potential for very rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior with new or existing fires. Use extreme caution with any potential ignition sources, and residents in high fire risk areas should be ready and set to evacuate if emergency officials say so. …EXTREME RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES… * Winds…Northeast winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph will occur through Thursday morning, the weaken some through the afternoon. Isolated gusts to 70 mph. * Relative Humidity…As low as 1 to 6 percent. Very poor to no overnight recoveries. * Impacts…If fire ignition occurs, conditions will be favorable for extreme fire behavior, long range spotting, and very rapid fire spread which would threaten life and property. The strength of the expected winds could result in downed trees and power lines as well as power outages. An extreme Red Flag Warning means that conditions are as dangerous for fire growth and behavior as we have seen in recent memory, due to the combination of strong winds, very low humidity, long duration, very dry fuels, and presence of existing fires and associated flare-ups. Use extreme caution with potential fire ignition sources. Residents in high fire risk areas should be ready and set to evacuate if emergency officials say so. WMOHEADER UGC CAZ246-253-254 VTEC /O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-191101T0100Z/ TIME…MOT…LOC

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

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