URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
718 PM PDT Sun Oct 14 2018

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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-
718 PM PDT Sun Oct 14 2018

…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM MONDAY TO 8 PM
PDT TUESDAY FOR STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR
THE MOUNTAINS AND INLAND VALLEYS PLUS ALL OF ORANGE COUNTY…

* LOCATION…Mountains and foothills below 6,000 feet, the
valleys, and all of Orange County.

* WIND…Northeast to east, 20 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph.
Highest gusts to 80 mph in the most wind-prone canyons and
foothills Monday. Winds will be slightly weaker Tuesday.

* HUMIDITY…Decreasing rapidly Monday morning, becoming 5 to
10 percent. Poor recoveries Monday night. Very low humidity
again Tuesday.

* OUTLOOK…Gradually decreasing winds Tuesday night and
Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Fuels will dry quickly Monday with the onset of the
Santa Ana winds with increasing fire threat Monday night and
Tuesday. 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.

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