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National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning

Post Date:11/07/2018 2:10 PM

Red Flag Warning

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a Red Flag Warning which is in effect from 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 8 through 10 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018. This Red Flag Warning is in effect due to gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity.

WIND: Northeast 20 to 30 mph with areas of 30 to 40 mph near and below passes and canyons. Gusts to 50 mph with local gusts to 65 mph.

HUMIDITY: Falling to around 5 percent on Friday.

OUTLOOK: A second burst of moderate strength Santa Ana winds is looking more likely Sunday and Monday.

IMPACTS: Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly with extreme fire behavior possible. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.

For additional information, please visit the National Weather Service webpage.

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