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Red Flag Warning

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Fri 11/09/2018 12:17 AM EST

End Time

Sat 11/10/2018 01:00 AM EST

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service San Diego CA 917 PM PST Thu Nov 8 2018 CAZ248-250-255>258-552-554-091400- /O.CON.KSGX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-181110T0600Z/ San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys - The Inland Empire- San Diego County Inland Valleys-San Bernardino County Mountains- Including The Mountain Top And Front Country Ranger Districts Of The San Bernardino National Forest-Riverside County Mountains- Including The San Jacinto Ranger District Of The San Bernardino National Forest-Santa Ana Mountains- Including The Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National Forest-San Diego County Mountains- Including The Palomar And Descanso Ranger Districts of the Cleveland National Forest-Orange County Coastal Areas- Orange County Inland Areas- 917 PM PST Thu Nov 8 2018 ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST FRIDAY FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VALLEYS... MOUNTAINS...AND ORANGE COUNTY... * WIND...North to northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph below the Cajon Pass into Orange County. Isolated gusts to 65 mph are possible below the Cajon Pass, in the coastal foothills for the Santa Ana Mountains, and near the ridge tops of the San Diego County mountains. * HUMIDITY...Lowest humidity from 3 to 8 percent. * OUTLOOK...Low inland humidity with poor overnight recovery will continue through at least the middle of next week. Winds will be weaker on Saturday. Another round of moderate to strong Santa Ana winds Sunday into Monday. Periods of weak to moderate strength winds will continue through the middle of next week. * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly with extreme fire behavior possible. Outdoor burning should be avoided. 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. &&