Red Flag Warning for Southern California

A moderate to strong Santa Ana wind condition is in the forecast through Monday

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The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for the Southern California coastal and mountain areas for Saturday morning through Monday evening. Forecasters expect northeast winds of  25 to 35 mph gusting to 55 or higher with a relative humidity as low as 8 to 18 percent.

The counties affected include San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Ventura, Orange, and Los Angeles.

The map was current as of 10 a.m. MST on Saturday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

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Red Flag Warnings issued Saturday morning, January 27, 2018.

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. Google+

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