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Fire Weather Watch
CAZ239-252-221830-
/O.NEW.KLOX.FW.A.0011.141123T0800Z-141123T1800Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
303 PM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND SOUTH COAST...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTH TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
60 MPH. STRONGEST THROUGH AND BELOW THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 TO 20 PERCENT AFTER SATURDAY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S.

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR IS
POSSIBLE IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH. LISTEN FOR
LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

High Wind Watch
CAZ039-052-220615-
/O.NEW.KLOX.HW.A.0008.141123T0200Z-141123T1800Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANTA BARBARA...MONTECITO...
CARPINTERIA...SAN MARCOS PASS...SAN RAFAEL WILDERNESS AREA...
DICK SMITH WILDERNESS AREA
201 PM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH
POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE SATURDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY
FOR DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND VEHICLES TOWING
TRAILERS. MAJOR ROADWAYS THAT COULD BE AFFECTED INCLUDE HIGHWAYS
101...154...AND 192...ESPECIALLY NEAR GAVIOTA...SAN MARCOS
PASS...AND BELOW THE HILLS OF MONTECITO. WINDS THIS STRONG MAY
DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES...AND CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER. BE PREPARED TO
SECURE ALL LOOSE OUTDOOR FURNITURE IN ADVANCE OF THE ONSET OF
STRONG WINDS. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO
OR YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA SOURCE.

&&

$$




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