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Monday, July 2, 2007

EDIS - Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 pm pdt thursday due to gusty winds and low humidities

[EDIS] CAL FIRE NEWS - Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 pm pdt thursday due to gusty winds and low humidities

ANTELOPE VALLEY







A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THURSDAY. GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE ANTELOPE VALLEY. WINDS GUSTING TO AS MUCH 40 MPH WERE REPORTED SUNDAY EVENING UNDER SIMILAR CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION TO THE STRONG WINDS...THERE WILL BE HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE PERIOD. TEMPERATURES HAVE CLIMBED TO BETWEEN 100 AND 108 DEGREES TODAY...WITH SIMILAR CONDITIONS EXPECTED EACH DAY THROUGH THURSDAY. IN ADDITION... THERE WILL BE LONG DURATIONS OF LOW HUMIDITIES IN THE TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS.

Instruction:
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 WILL CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

Area: ANTELOPE VALLEY-

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