Los Angeles County San Gabriel Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:42 PM PDT Oct. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM PDT Tuesday for
wind and low relative humidity for the hills and canyons of the
Los Angeles County coast and San Gabriel valley...

* winds... in the hills and canyons, northeast 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... daily minimums 4 to 10 percent. Poor
overnight recovery.

* Temperatures... daily maximums 81 to 91 degrees.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs, conditions are favorable
for extreme fire behavior which would threaten life and

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. Use extreme caution near
fire ignition sources.