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  • Red Flag Warning for Ventura County Coast County, California
  • Red Flag Warning issued February 08 at 9:52AM PST until February 08 at 6:00PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:52 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 6 p.m.
  • ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING FOR
    GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR MOST OF VENTURA
    AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...
    .A STRONG AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL CONTINUE
    TO PRODUCE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. NORTHEAST
    WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AS
    WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY AND COASTAL VALLEYS OF VENTURA
    COUNTY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE VALLEYS OF
    VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...AS WELL AS THE VENTURA COUNTY
    COASTAL PLAIN AND THE LOS ANGELES COAST FROM MALIBU TO THE
    HOLLYWOOD HILLS...WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH WILL CONTINUE.
    RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES TODAY WILL BE IN THE TEENS AND SINGLE
    DIGITS...WITH POOR RECOVERY EXPECTED TONIGHT. GIVEN THE
    COMBINATION OF STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
    HUMIDITY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
    EARLY THIS EVENING FOR MOST OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES.
    OFFSHORE FLOW AND ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
    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
    55 AND 65 MPH THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
    GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH BY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS THROUGH LATE THIS
    AFTERNOON. POOR RECOVERIES TONIGHT.
    * IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCUR...CONDITIONS COULD BE
    FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN LIFE
    AND PROPERTY.

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