...Red flag warning remains in effect from 6 am to 6 PM PDT
Thursday for gusty offshore winds and very low relative
...Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday evening
through Friday evening for gusty offshore winds and very low
* winds...areas of northeast winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to
45 mph are expected tonight through Thursday. Northeast winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph are possible Thursday night
through Friday. Winds strongest from Santa Paula through Van
Nuys...including Santa Clarita.
* Relative humidity...daily minimum humidities between 4 and 12
percent are expected Thursday through at least Friday...with
poor overnight recoveries between 15 and 30 percent. Driest on
* Temperatures...daily maximum temperatures in the 90s on
Thursday...rising to 95 to 105 on Friday.
* Impacts...with extremely dry fuels in place...if fire ignition
occurs there could be rapid spread of wildfire that would lead
to a threat to life and property.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Please advise the appropriate officials or
fire crews in the field of this Fire Weather Watch. Listen for
later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.
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
create extreme fire behavior. Please advise the appropriate
officials or fire crews in the field of this red flag warning.