Weather Alerts for San Diego County Coastal

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL

Areas Affected:
Coachella Valley-Including The Palm Springs South Coast Desert District - Riverside County Mountains-Including The San Jacinto Ranger District Of The San Bernardino National Forest - San Diego County Deserts-Including The Anza Borrego Desert State Park - San Diego County Mountains-Including The Palomar And Descanso Ranger Districts of the Cleveland National Forest - San Gorgonio Pass near Banning
Effective: Tue, 6/27 6:12am Updated: Tue, 6/27 1:36pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 6/28 1:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT FOR THE DESERTS AND
DESERT MOUNTAIN SLOPES OF RIVERSIDE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES FOR
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...
.Low humidities will continue for the deserts and desert slopes
of the mountains through Wednesday with a slight recovery
Thursday. Stronger onshore flow will bring periods of strong
gusty west winds along the desert slopes of the mountains of
Riverside and San Diego Counties through late this evening with
the winds gradually weakening for Wednesday into Thursday.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...
* Wind...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Isolated gusts 45
to 50 mph.
* Humidity...Lowest daytime around 5 percent with slight
recovery late tonight to 10 to 15 percent.
* Outlook...Winds will slowly decrease for Wednesday into Thursday
with a slight recovery in humidities Thursday. Another period of
near critical fire weather conditions is expected for late
Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday evening...but with
less area and duration of these winds.
* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Information:
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.