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Red Flag Warning in San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties.
December 13, 2017, 8:44:00 PM to December 15, 2017, 6:00:00 PM

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service San Diego CA 1244 PM PST Wed Dec 13 2017 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-San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning- Orange County Inland Areas- 1244 PM PST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY... * 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. * FIRE WEATHER IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and be difficult to contain. Outdoor burning should be avoided. * WIND IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions for high profile vehicles. Specific freeways that may be impacted include interstates 10, 215, 15 and 8. Blowing dust or sand may locally reduce visibility to 1 mile. Debris on roadways and falling tree branches possible. 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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  • TUETuesdayPartly cloudy6954
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