Fire Weather Warning
San Bernardino County Mountains-
Including The Mountain Top And Front Country Ranger Districts Of
The San Bernardino National Forest-Riverside County Mountains-
Including The San Jacinto Ranger District Of The San Bernardino
National Forest-Santa Ana Mountains-
Including The Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National
Forest-Orange County Coastal Areas-Orange County Inland Areas-
902 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...
* LOCATION...Mountains and foothills below 6,000 feet, the
valleys, and all of Orange County.
* WINDS...Widespread northeast winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts
to 60 mph, and with isolated gusts to 80 mph below passes and
canyons and near the coastal slopes of the Santa Ana Mountains.
The winds will not be as strong for tonight and Tuesday and not
quite as widespread with winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45
* HUMIDITY...5 to 10 percent with poor recovery for tonight.
There may be a slight recovery on Tuesday with lowest humidity
around 10 percent.
* OUTLOOK...Weaker and less widespread winds for Wednesday and
Thursday with a gradual recovery in humidity.
* IMPACTS...Fuels will dry quickly this morning with the onset
ofthe winds with increasing fire threat for late today into
Tuesday. Outdoor burning should be avoided.
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.