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

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 8:46 PM PDT Sep. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to 3 PM
PDT Monday...

* winds... areas of north to northeast winds 15 to 30 mph with
gusts to 50 mph.

* Impacts... winds this strong can down tree branches and power
lines causing power outages. Gusty winds will make driving
difficult... especially for drivers of high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving... use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.





Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:58 PM PDT Sep. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 3 PM PDT Monday for
gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity for the Ventura
and Los Angeles County valleys including the Santa Monica
Mountains...

* winds... northeast winds increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
45 mph on Sunday except isolated gusts to 55 mph across the
Santa Monica Mountains and foothills in eastern Ventura County.
Gusty offshore winds will continue into Monday.

* Relative humidity... minimum humidities between 5 and 10
percent through Monday. Poor humidity recoveries at night...
especially foothills and windy areas.

* Temperatures... highs 95 to 105 degrees on Sunday and Monday.
Very warm overnight lows in the 70s to lower 80s in foothills and
windy areas.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs there could be very rapid
spread of wildfire and extreme fire behavior that could lead to
a threat to 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 hot temperatures will
create extreme fire behavior.

Please use extreme caution when using potential fire ignition
sources. Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in
the field of this red flag warning.