Red Flag Warnings, October 4, 2013

wildfire Red Flag Warnings,  October 4, 2013

Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches for enhanced wildfire danger have been issued by the National Weather Service for areas in California, Arizona, and New Mexico.

The Red Flag Warning for southern California from Friday morning through Sunday includes the counties of Orange, southwestern San Bernardino, western Riverside, and San Diego. Winds are expected to be northeast at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 60 mph with isolated gusts to 75 mph, along with single-digit relative humidities.

The Red Flag Warning map was current as of 1:30 p.m. MDT on Friday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts. For the most current data, visit this NWS site.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

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