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Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:30 PM PST on December 12, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on December 15, 2017


... Red flag warning now in effect until 10 am PST Friday for
gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity over the Ventura
valleys, the Santa Clarita valley, and the Santa Monica
Mountains...

* winds... northeast 8 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph becoming 15
to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph on Thursday. Isolated stronger
gusts possible in the hills.

* Relative humidity... daily minimum 2 to 6 percent becoming 5 to
10 percent on Thursday. Very poor overnight recovery.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs, there will be the potential
for rapid spread of wildfire 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.





230 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Friday morning for gusty northeast winds and low relative
humidity for the San Fernando Valley and the hills and canyons of
the Los Angeles County coast...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
Fire Weather Watch for gusty northeast winds and low relative
humidity, which is in effect from Thursday morning through Friday
morning.

* Winds... northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph Thursday
into Friday morning.

* Relative humidity... daily minimum 5 to 10 percent with poor
overnight recovery.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs, there will be the potential
for rapid spread of wildfire 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 Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.



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