After record high temperatures were set Friday in multiple Southern California locations, Red Flag Warnings continue on Saturday. Residents in Santa Clarita can expect the temperature to reach 83 degrees today, with the humidity in the low teens, and 22 mph winds out of the northeast gusting to 33. Strong winds will continue through Saturday night but will taper off a bit Sunday, 18 to 22 mph gusting out of the northeast at 28 to 34.
Monday afternoon a strong offshore pressure gradient will begin growing, bringing very strong winds out of the northeast again, with the humidity in the low 20s and teens.
Wind speeds next week:
- Monday afternoon: 24 mph gusting at 32
- Monday night: 25 to 47 gusting at 37 to 62
- Tuesday: 47 gusting at 63
- Tuesday night: 29 to 41 gusting at 38 to 54
- Wednesday: 18 to 26 gusting at 24 to 34
At least two large air tankers, 01 and 02, were flown in from Missoula on Friday to be available if needed by firefighters. Two Fire Integrated Real-Time Intelligence System (FIRIS) mapping aircraft are also on standby.