Strong winds, Red Flag Warnings, and high wildfire danger predicted for Southern California this week

Weather forecast for San Bernardino, CA  fire danger
Weather forecast for San Bernardino, California December 2 through 7, 2020.

Wildfire danger described as “very critical” by the National Weather Service is in the forecast for Southern California this week. Strong winds gusting at 55 to 70 mph in the mountains is predicted for Wednesday night and Thursday, which will be followed by warm temperatures and single-digit relative humidities into the weekend.

Very critical fire danger for the Los Angeles area
Very critical fire danger for the Los Angeles area. NWS.
Red Flag Warning for Southern California
Red Flag Warning for Southern California, December 2, 2020.

A Red Flag Warning is in the forecast for San Bernardino Wednesday through Saturday.

The Hot-Dry-Windy Index will be increasing Tuesday through Monday.

Hot-Dry-Windy Index
Hot-Dry-Windy Index for the Santa Clarita, California area, December 1 through 7, 2020.

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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. Google+

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