Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:45 PM PST Dec. 13, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 6 am to 3 PM PST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 6 am to 3 PM PST Thursday.

* Winds... from Malibu to the Hollywood Hills, northeast 15 to 25
mph with gusts to 40 mph Thursday morning into early afternoon.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving, use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.





Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:59 PM PST Dec. 13, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 6 am Thursday to 10 am
PST Friday for gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity
for the Ventura coast and Los Angeles coast from Malibu to
Hollywood Hills...

* winds... northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph Thursday
into Friday morning... except 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph
across the eastern portions of the Ventura County coastal
plain.

* Relative humidity... minimum 3 to 10 percent with very poor
overnight recovery.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs, there will be the potential
for very rapid spread of wildfire. Long range spotting, and
extreme fire behavior that could lead to a threat to life and
property. Use extreme caution with potential fire ignition
sources.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
will be occurring shortly. A combination of strong winds... low
relative humidity... and warm temperatures can contribute to
extreme fire behavior.



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