California: Red Flag Warning

wildfire Red Flag Warning, November 4, 2013

wildfire Red Flag Warning, November 4, 2013

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for some areas in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties in southern California for Monday evening through Tuesday night for strong northeast winds and low humidity. The wind is expected to gust up to 35 or 50 mph, depending on the area, along with a relative humidity in the low teens or single digits.

The NWS in California has started producing graphics like the one below, to inform the public about weather events like this.

Red Flag Warning graphic, November 4, 2013

More details.

The Red Flag Warning map was current as of 1:40 p.m. MDT on Monday. 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.

One thought on “California: Red Flag Warning”

  1. Great website! Can I get put on a list where I would get emails regarding fire danger levels? I do fire watch for my employer in a segment of the Cleveland National Forest in Orange County during dry and/or windy conditions. Much Appreciated. Gary Logan


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