Fire Weather Warning:
Issued at: 3:38 am PDT on March 12, 2014, expires at: 6:00 PM PDT on March 12, 2014
- ...Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM PDT this evening for strong gusty winds and low humidities... A red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM PDT this evening.
- Winds...areas of north to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph through early afternoon with gusts to 45 mph. Isolated gusts to 55 mph...mainly in the coastal foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains.
- Relative humidity...lowest daytime around 10 percent with poor overnight recovery.
- Timing...winds will be strongest and most widespread from after sunrise through late morning...then diminishing during the afternoon. 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 will contribute to extreme fire behavior.