ORANGE County, California
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Fire Weather Warning
CAZ242-248-250-255>258-241200-
/O.UPG.KSGX.FW.A.0007.141124T1200Z-141125T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KSGX.FW.W.0008.141124T1200Z-141127T0200Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
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-
120 PM PST SUN NOV 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM MONDAY TO 6 PM PST
WEDNESDAY FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 4 AM MONDAY TO 6 PM PST WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO EAST 15 TO 30 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH ON
MONDAY. MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH AND LOCAL
GUSTS OVER 80 MPH. WINDS WILL WEAKEN SLIGHTLY TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY...WITH SUSTAINED EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH AND LOCAL
GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...LOWEST DAYTIME AROUND 5 PERCENT WITH POOR
OVERNIGHT RECOVERY.

* TIMING...MONDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. STRONGEST WINDS IN
THE MORNINGS...WITH WINDS PEAKING TUESDAY.

* OUTLOOK...LOW HUMIDITIES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THANKSGIVING...WITH LOCALLY GUSTY EAST WINDS IN THE MOUNTAINS
AND VALLEYS OF RIVERSIDE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES.

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 WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

High Wind Warning
CAZ042-048-055-057-240600-
/O.CON.KSGX.HW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-141126T2000Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS-
135 PM PST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
MPH THROUGH THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHEAST TO EAST 15
TO 30 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH TONIGHT AND MONDAY. MONDAY
NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH AND LOCAL GUSTS OVER 75 MPH. WINDS
WILL WEAKEN SLIGHTLY TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...WITH
SUSTAINED NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH AND LOCAL GUSTS
TO 60 MPH.

* LOCATION...STRONGEST GUSTS BELOW THE CAJON PASS AND IN THE SANTA
MOUNTAINS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...AND BELOW THE BANNING PASS
FOR LATE MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...AND THEN AGAIN
FOR LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY AND LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...BROKEN TREE LIMBS...DEBRIS ON ROADWAYS...ISOLATED
POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE...MINOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE POSSIBLE WITH
THE STRONGEST GUSTS.

* OUTLOOK...THE WINDS WILL DECREASE ON WEDNESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN GUSTY
IN THE OFFSHORE WIND PRONE AREAS THROUGH THANKSGIVING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

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