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Radar valid at 1000 am PST, Dec 15th 2017

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CAZ248-250-255>258-554-140045-
/O.UPG.KSGX.FW.A.0005.171214T0800Z-171215T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KSGX.FW.W.0006.171214T1200Z-171215T1800Z/
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 Inland Areas-
844 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM PST
FRIDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 4 AM Thursday to 10 AM PST
Friday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* WIND...Northeast to east winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
mph. Isolated gusts to 65 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity 5 to 8 percent with very
poor overnight recovery.

* TIMING...Winds increasing Thursday morning, and peaking in the
afternoon. Winds gradually becoming less widespread Thursday
evening and decreasing Friday morning.

* OUTLOOK...Another period of critical fire weather conditions
could occur Sunday into early Monday due to another increase in
Santa Ana winds and low humidity.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and be
difficult to contain. 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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