Red Flag Warning Issued for Imperial, Riverside Counties

A fire warning has been issued for parts of Imperial and Riverside counties.

San Diegans who may be planning on a trip east to enjoy the weekend should be aware of a red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service. 

Winds will be 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph from midday Friday through the early evening and again Saturday afternoon into the evening. 

With relative humidity expected to be as low as 9 percent, there will be the potential for wildfires in the Yuma/Martinez Lake and lower Colorado River Valley area.

Download the free NBC 7 mobile app for weather updates throughout the weekend. 

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