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

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:15 PM PDT Oct. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 3 am to 10 PM PDT
Friday for wind and low relative humidity for the hills and
canyons of coastal Los Angeles County and the San Gabriel
valley...

* winds... northeast to east 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph in
the hills and canyons.

* Relative humidity... minimums of 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs, conditions may be favorable
for extreme fire behavior which would threaten 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 warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior. Use extreme caution with
potential fire ignition sources.