Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 800 pm PDT, Oct 16th 2018
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-
144 PM PDT Sat Oct 13 2018
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM MONDAY TO 8 PM PDT
TUESDAY FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE MOUNTAINS,
INLAND VALLEYS AND ORANGE COUNTY...
The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 3 AM Monday to 8 PM PDT
Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* LOCATION...Mountains, especially the foothills below 6,000
feet, the valleys, and all of Orange County.
* WIND...Northeast to east, 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
Isolated gusts of 60 to 70 mph could occur in wind-prone
locations Sunday night into Monday morning.
* HUMIDITY...Decreasing rapidly late Monday morning, becoming 5
to 10 percent away from the coast. Poor recoveries Monday night.
* TIMING...Sunday night through Tuesday evening. The strongest
winds are likely Sunday night into Monday morning and the
lowest humidity Monday afternoon.
* OUTLOOK...Gradually decreasing winds Tuesday night and
* IMPACTS...Wetting rains will mitigate the Fire Weather threat
early Monday morning. But the fuels will dry quickly and if fire
ignition occurs, conditions are favorable for extreme fire
behavior which would threaten life and property. Please avoid
outdoor burning. In addition, the strong winds will make travel
difficult for high-profile vehicles.
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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