Ventura County Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:15 PM PDT Oct. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 3 am to 10 PM PDT
Friday 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.

* 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.