Ventura County Coastal Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 7:58 PM PST Feb. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 2 PM PST Monday...

* winds... northeast winds between 25 and 40 mph with damaging
gusts to between 60 and 70 mph will persist into early Monday
afternoon. Advisory level wind gusts will likely continue
through early Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult... especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. The stronger Santa Ana
winds tonight into Monday could result in downed trees and power
lines as well as cause power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means that damaging high winds of 58 mph or
greater are likely or imminent. Secure all loose outdoor
furniture in advance of the onset of strong winds. If
driving... watch for potential downed trees. Monitor the latest
forecasts on NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite media source.





Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:31 PM PST Feb. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning now in effect until 6 PM PST Monday for gusty
offshore wind and low relative humidity for the mountains of Los
Angeles and Ventura counties including the Santa Monica Mountains
as well as the Santa Clarita valley and Ventura County coastal
valleys...

* winds... north to northeast winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts
between 60 and 70 mph.

* Relative humidity... poor relative humidity recovery tonight...
then relative humidity dropping into the teens and single
digits on Monday.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occur... conditions could be
favorable for extreme fire behavior which would threaten life
and property.

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
create extreme fire behavior. Please advise the appropriate
officials or fire crews in the field of this red flag warning.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 10:37 PM PST Feb. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Significant wind gusts since 837 PM PST Sunday...

Los Angeles County peak wind gust
Newhall Pass... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .North 57 mph.
Saugus... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .north 39 mph.
Camp Nine... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .north 59 mph.
Chilao... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .northeast 46 mph.
Sandberg... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..East 39 mph.
Warm Springs... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .East 54 mph.

Ventura County peak wind gust
Wiley Ridge... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..northeast 50 mph.