Ventura County Coastal Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 9:53 PM PST on November 22, 2014

...Wind Advisory remains in effect from 3 am Sunday to 3 PM PST Monday...

* winds and timing...northeast winds will increase to 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph early Sunday morning. Winds will decrease some in the afternoon and evening hours...then strengthen once again late Sunday night to similar wind speeds.

* Impacts...major roadways that could be affected include highways 1...23...101...118 and 126.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving...use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds.

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 1:15 PM PST on November 22, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday evening through Tuesday afternoon for gusty winds and low humidity for much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a Fire Weather Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity...which is in effect from Sunday evening through Tuesday afternoon.

* Winds...northeast 20 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph...strongest in the mountains.

* Timing...gusty winds will begin Sunday...however humidities are expected to remain above 15 percent in most areas until Sunday evening. The strongest winds and lowest humidities are expected Tuesday.

* Relative humidity...5 to 15 percent...lowest Tuesday. Very poor overnight recoveries...especially away from the coast.

* Temperatures...60s to lower 70s in the mountains. 80s for the coast and valleys. Warmest on Tuesday.

* Impacts...rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior is possible if fire ignition occurs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Mw

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:00 PM PST on November 22, 2014

...Significant wind gusts since 800 PM PST Saturday...

Los Angeles County peak wind gust Camp Nine..............................north 42 mph. Chilao.................................Northwest 27 mph. Clear Creek............................west 32 mph. Sandberg...............................north 30 mph. Warm Springs...........................north 34 mph. Whitaker Peak..........................northwest 29 mph. Mount Lukens...........................north 35 mph. Palmdale...............................west 26 mph. Lake Palmdale..........................west 35 mph. Poppy Park.............................West 33 mph.

Ventura County peak wind gust chuchupate.............................North 26 mph.

San Luis Obispo County peak wind gust Branch Mountain........................north 28 mph.