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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 920 AM PDT Fri Oct 6 2017 Red flag warning in effect through 8 PM PDT this evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity for the ventura and los angeles county mountains including the santa monica mountains as well as the ventura county valleys and the santa clarita valley... fire weather watch in effect from early monday morning through tuesday morning for wind and low relative humidity for most of los angeles and ventura except the antelope valley... fire weather watch in effect from early monday morning through monday evening for wind and low relative humidity for the san luis obispo county and cuyama valleys and the san luis obispo county mountains... warm and very dry conditions will combine with gusty offshore winds to create elevated fire weather danger through saturday. a red flag warning is in effect today for the areas where the winds are the strongest for the longest duration, which include the los angeles and ventura county mountains including the santa monica range as well as the ventura county valleys and the santa clarita valley. a stronger offshore event is expected between monday morning and tuesday morning with stronger winds expected with critically dry conditions continuing. CAZ244-245-070030- /O.NEW.KLOX.FW.A.0004.171009T1200Z-171010T1700Z/ /O.CON.KLOX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-171007T0300Z/ Ventura County Interior Valleys-Ventura County Coastal Valleys- 920 AM PDT Fri Oct 6 2017 ...red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening for wind and low relative humidity for the ventura county valleys... ...fire weather watch in effect from early monday morning through tuesday morning for wind and low relative humidity for ventura county valleys... the National Weather Service in los angeles/oxnard has issued a fire weather watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from early monday morning through tuesday morning. * winds, below passes and canyons, northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph will continue through this evening. local gusts to 40 mph in the hills. winds will be strongest across the eastern portion of the valleys. a stronger offshore event is expected between monday morning and tuesday morning. northeast winds could potentially increase 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph on monday and linger into tuesday morning. * relative humidity, humidities will fall to 7-15 percent today through this evening and likely again monday morning through tuesday morning. * impacts, if fire ignition occurs, conditions are favorable for extreme fire behavior which would threaten life and property. use extreme caution when using potential fire ignition sources. precautionary/preparedness actions... 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. a fire weather watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings. &&