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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:41 AM PST on December 14, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on December 15, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 am PST Friday for
strong gusty winds and low humidity...

* location... mainly along the coastal mountain slopes, extending
into the adjacent valley areas, including below the Cajon Pass
and inland Orange County.

* Wind... northeast to east 20 to 35 mph... with gusts 50 to 55 mph.
Isolated gusts 65 to 70 mph on remote coastal slopes and
through wind-prone canyons.

* Humidity... minimum 5 to 8 percent, with very poor overnight
recovery in some areas.

* Timing... winds increasing this morning, and continuing into this
evening, then slowly decreasing overnight into Friday morning
from north to south.

* Outlook... another period of critical fire weather conditions is
possible Saturday night through Sunday night, due to another
increase in Santa Ana winds and low humidity.

* Fire weather impacts... any fires that develop will likely
spread rapidly and be difficult to contain. Outdoor burning
should be avoided.

* Wind impacts... hazardous driving conditions for high profile
vehicles. Specific freeways that may be impacted include
interstates 10, 215, 15 and 8. Blowing dust or sand may
locally reduce visibility to 1 mile. Debris on roadways and
falling tree branches possible.

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 heat can contribute to
extreme fire behavior.



Jad


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:23 AM PST on December 14, 2017

Expires 9:23 PM EST on December 14, 2017


... Highest observed 12-hour wind gusts as of 6 am Thu...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)
Crestline 60 mph 0600 am 12/14 5298
Pleasants Peak 59 mph 0600 am 12/14 3870
Running Springs (2 nw) 48 mph 0515 am 12/14 6350
Burns Canyon 35 mph 0451 am 12/14 6284
Palomar mtn lookout 34 mph 0609 am 12/14 6142
Mt Laguna 33 mph 0235 am 12/14 6300
Sierra Peak (corona) 32 mph 0601 am 12/14 3093
Running Springs 31 mph 0600 am 12/14 6255
Big Bear Lake 31 mph 0424 am 12/14 7001
Big Bear Lake 30 mph 0516 am 12/14 6766
Palomar Mountain (1 nnw) 30 mph 0525 am 12/14 5230
Whitewater RAWS (2 n) 30 mph 0150 am 12/14 2546

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


Jjt

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