Ventura County Coastal Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:26 PM PST Dec. 11, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning now in effect until 8 PM PST Tuesday for
strong northeast winds and low relative humidity over the Los
Angeles and Ventura County mountains...

* winds... northeast 8 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Isolated
higher gusts possible in the hills.

* Relative humidity... daily minimum 2 to 8 percent with very poor
overnight recovery.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs, there will be the potential
for very rapid spread of wildfire with long range spotting and
extreme fire behavior that could lead to a threat to life and
property. Use extreme caution with potential fire ignition

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. A combination of gusty winds and low relative
humidity can contribute to extreme fire behavior. Use extreme
caution when using potential fire ignition sources. This is a
dangerous situation, please follow evacuation orders.