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  • Red Flag Warning for Santa Barbara County Central Coast County, California
  • Red Flag Warning issued July 31 at 2:59PM PDT until August 01 at 3:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, July 31, 2017 at 5 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 3 a.m.
  • ...Red Flag Warning in effect for southern Santa Barbara county
    through tonight for gusty winds and low relative humidity...
    .A strong northerly surface pressure gradient is expected to
    develop this afternoon and tonight across southern Santa Barbara
    county. This will produce northerly wind gusts between 35 and
    50 mph through and below passes and canyons of the Santa Ynez
    range. At the same time, relative humidity will drop into the
    lower and mid teens late this afternoon and remain in the teens
    through most of the overnight hours. So, there will be an
    extended period of critical fire weather conditions for southern
    Santa Barbara county and a Red Flag Warning is in effect.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
    3 AM PDT TUESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA
    YNEZ RANGE AND THE SOUTH COAST OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY...
    * Winds...Northwest to north winds 15-30 mph with gusts between 35
    and 50 mph. The strongest winds are expected from Goleta
    westward this evening, but the winds are expected to shift to
    the northeast overnight and will likely impact the foothills
    above Montecito and Santa Barbara overnight.
    * Relative Humidity...10 to 15 percent.
    * Impacts...If fire ignition occurs, conditions are favorable for
    extreme fire behavior which would threaten life and property.

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