URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
217 AM PDT Fri Oct 19 2018

…RED FLAG WARNING FROM 3 AM TO 10 PM TODAY FOR THE MOUNTAINS…
VALLEYS…AND ORANGE COUNTY FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY…

.Upper level low pressure centered off the northern Baja coast and
surface high pressure over the Great Basin will maintain offshore
flow into Saturday with periods of gusty east to northeast winds
with lowest humidity today. The humidity will recover tonight and
not be as low on Saturday with the gusty winds diminishing
Saturday afternoon.

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San Diego County Inland Valleys-San Diego County Mountains-
Including The Palomar And Descanso Ranger Districts of the
Cleveland National Forest-
217 AM PDT Fri Oct 19 2018

…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE COASTAL
SLOPES OF THE MOUNTAINS INTO THE VALLEYS…

* WIND…Northeast to east 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
Isolated gusts to 55 mph near the mountain ridge tops.

* HUMIDITY…Lowest daytime humidity of around 15 to 20 percent.

* IMPACTS…Any fires that develop will likely spread more
rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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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