Fire Weather Warning
San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys - The Inland Empire-
San Bernardino County Mountains-
Including The Mountain Top And Front Country Ranger Districts Of
The San Bernardino National Forest-Riverside County Mountains-
Including The San Jacinto Ranger District Of The San Bernardino
National Forest-Santa Ana Mountains-
Including The Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National
Forest-San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning-Orange County Inland Areas-
1241 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM PST SUNDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY AND GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS...
The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 8 AM to 8 PM PST Sunday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* WIND...Northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph Saturday
night through Sunday evening. Isolated gusts near 70 mph on
remote coastal slopes and through wind-prone canyons.
* HUMIDITY...Minimum 10 to 15 percent Sunday morning through
* TIMING...8 AM through 8 PM Sunday.
* OUTLOOK...Winds will weaken Sunday night.
* FIRE WEATHER IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely
spread rapidly and be difficult to contain. Outdoor burning
should be avoided.
* WIND IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions for high profile
vehicles. Specific freeways that may be impacted include
interstates 5, 405, 10, 215, and 15. Blowing dust or sand may
locally reduce visibility to 1 mile. Debris on roadways and
falling tree branches possible.
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 heat can contribute to
extreme fire behavior.