Ventura County, CA
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Excessive Heat Warning
CAZ044-045-088-547-548-150600-
/O.CON.KLOX.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-140917T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANTA PAULA...FILLMORE...OJAI...PIRU...
THOUSAND OAKS...NEWBURY PARK...MOORPARK...SIMI VALLEY...
SANTA CLARITA...NEWHALL...VALENCIA...WOODLAND HILLS...
NORTHRIDGE...BURBANK...UNIVERSAL CITY...PASADENA...SAN GABRIEL...
POMONA
214 PM PDT SUN SEP 14 2014

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT
TUESDAY...

* HEAT INDEX...HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 103 AND 110 DEGREES ARE
EXPECTED DURING THE LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING HOURS
THROUGH TUESDAY. OVERNIGHT MINIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE
MOSTLY IN THE 70S. HEAT INDEX VALUES REPRESENT HOW HOT IT REALLY
FEELS WHEN RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS FACTORED IN WITH ACTUAL AIR
TEMPERATURE.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A
DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE...
ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY AND YOUTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NEVER...EVER...LEAVE PEOPLE OR PETS IN ENCLOSED VEHICLES...EVEN
FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME WITH THE WINDOWS CRACKED OPEN.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY - CALL 911.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
CAZ253-254-151730-
/O.CAN.KLOX.FW.A.0007.140915T1300Z-140916T0400Z/
/O.EXT.KLOX.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-140917T0400Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
311 PM PDT SUN SEP 14 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR THE
LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS
DUE TO HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND INCREASING
INSTABILITY...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE 90S TO 102 ACROSS LOWER MOUNTAIN
ELEVATIONS...AND UP TO 105 DEGREES IN ADJACENT FOOTHILLS. VERY
WARM OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 70S TO AROUND 80 ACROSS LOWER
ELEVATIONS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 20 PERCENT MONDAY.
SLIGHTLY HIGHER TUESDAY. POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES IN THE
MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...OTHERWISE VARIABLE 10 MPH OR
LESS.

* FIRE BEHAVIOR...ANY FIRE IGNITION WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR
LARGE PLUME DOMINATED GROWTH OVER THE MOUNTAINS DUE TO HOT
TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES...RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS...
INCREASING INSTABILITY...AND EXTREMELY DRY FUELS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...THERE COULD BE RAPID
SPREAD OF WILDFIRE THAT WOULD LEAD TO A THREAT TO LIFE AND
PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED. THIS IN COMBINATION WITH VERY DRY FUELS COULD
CREATE EXTREME FIRE DANGER AND/OR FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Watch
CAZ253-254-132300-
/O.NEW.KLOX.FW.W.0009.140913T1732Z-140914T1300Z/
/O.NEW.KLOX.FW.A.0007.140914T1300Z-140916T0400Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
1032 AM PDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM SUNDAY FOR THE LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS DUE TO HOT
TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND INCREASING INSTABILITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT 6 AM SUNDAY THROUGH 9 PM MONDAY FOR
THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS
DUE TO HOT TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING INSTABILITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND INCREASING
INSTABILITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT SUNDAY. A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR
HOT TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING INSTABILITY IS IN EFFECT FROM
SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...OTHERWISE VARIABLE 10 MPH OR LESS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 15 PERCENT
TODAY...THEN 15 TO 20 PERCENT SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. POOR OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES IN THE MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE 90S TO 102 ACROSS LOWER MOUNTAIN
ELEVATIONS...AND UP TO 105 DEGREES IN ADJACENT FOOTHILLS. VERY
WARM OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 70S TO AROUND 80 ACROSS LOWER
ELEVATIONS.

* FIRE BEHAVIOR...ANY FIRE IGNITION WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR
LARGE PLUME DOMINATED GROWTH OVER THE MOUNTAINS DUE TO HOT
TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES...RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS...INCREASING
INSTABILITY...AND EXTREMELY DRY FUELS.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...THERE COULD BE RAPID SPREAD
OF WILDFIRE THAT WOULD LEAD TO A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED. THIS IN COMBINATION WITH VERY DRY FUELS COULD CREATE
EXTREME FIRE DANGER AND/OR FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD
OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

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