Ventura County Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 8:58 AM PDT Oct. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM PDT this
evening for wind and low relative humidity for Ventura County
coast and valleys as well as the Santa Clarita and San Fernando
valleys...

* winds... northeast to east 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
Isolated gusts to 40 mph in the hills. Strongest 10 am to 3 PM.

* Relative humidity... minimums of 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs, conditions may be favorable
for extreme fire behavior which would threaten life and
property.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior. Use extreme caution with
potential fire ignition sources.