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

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:00 PM PDT Oct. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM PDT this
evening for wind and low relative humidity for the hills and
canyons of coastal Los Angeles County and the San Gabriel

* winds... northeast to east 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph in
the hills and canyons. Strongest through mid-afternoon.

* Relative humidity... minimums of 8 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs, conditions may be favorable
for extreme fire behavior which would threaten life and

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.