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California, San Diego County Deserts

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:04 AM PDT on October 23, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on October 25, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM PDT Wednesday
for strong gusty winds and low humidity...

* wind... northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 50 mph.
Stronger winds tonight and Tuesday of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
55 mph and isolated gusts to 65 mph. Winds will not be quite as
strong nor widespread for Tuesday night into Wednesday morning
with areas of northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Humidity... lowest daytime humidity around 5 percent today and
Tuesday with poorest overnight recovery near the coastal
foothills. Lowest daytime humidity Wednesday of 5 to 10 percent.

* Timing... the most extreme combination of heat... low humidity...
and wind through Tuesday. Then not quite as hot for Wednesday
with a slight recovery in humidity and with winds more localized
and not quite as strong.

* Outlook... weaker winds are expected for Thursday and Friday with
slow cooling spreading inland and with a gradual recovery of
humidity.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly...
especially today and Tuesday. Outdoor burning is not
recommended.

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.



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Alabama - Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Excessive Heat Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
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Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch , High Wind Watch
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Iowa - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Missouri - Flood Warning
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Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory
New Mexico -
New York - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Oregon - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Warning
South Carolina - Tornado Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
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Tennessee - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - High Wind Watch
Wyoming - Air Quality Alert , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
- Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch
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