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Fire Weather Warning
CAZ248-250-255>258-265-554-140600-
/O.CON.KSGX.FW.W.0006.171214T1200Z-171215T1800Z/
San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys - The Inland Empire-
San Diego County Inland Valleys-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 Diego County Mountains-
Including The Palomar And Descanso Ranger Districts of the
Cleveland National Forest-San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning-
Orange County Inland Areas-
1244 PM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM
PST FRIDAY FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

* WIND...Northeast to east winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
mph. Isolated gusts to 65 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity 5 to 8 percent with very
poor overnight recovery.

* TIMING...Winds increasing Thursday morning, and peaking in
the afternoon. Winds gradually becoming less widespread
Thursday evening and decreasing Friday morning.

* OUTLOOK...Another period of critical fire weather conditions
could occur Sunday into early Monday due to another increase
in Santa Ana winds and low humidity.

* 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 10, 215, 15 and 8. Blowing dust or sand may locally
reduce visibility to 1 mile. Debris on roadways and falling tree
branches possible.

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.

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