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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:37 PM PDT on July 22, 2016

Expires 3:00 AM EDT on July 24, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect until midnight PDT Saturday
night for gusty northwest to north winds and very low relative
humidity for the Santa Barbara County South Coast and mountains...

* winds... northwest to north winds increasing to 20 to 35 mph with
gusts up to 50 mph late this afternoon into tonight... except
isolated gusts up to 55 mph in the Santa Ynez Mountains and
foothills. Northwest to north winds of 15 to 25 mph with local
gusts to 35 mph are expected to redevelop late Saturday
afternoon into evening across the foothills and western portions
of the South Coast.

* Relative humidity... minimum humidities falling to between 5 and
15 percent by late this afternoon and evening across the
foothills and wind prone areas.

* Temperatures... Max temperatures today 95 to 103 degrees across
the mountains... foothills... and windy portions of the South
Coast. Very warm temperatures lingering tonight with many
foothill and windy areas remaining well into the 80s and 90s
overnight.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs there could be rapid spread
of wildfire that would lead to a threat to life and property.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. This in combination with very dry fuels will create
extreme fire danger and/or fire behavior.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:20 AM PDT on July 23, 2016


... Maximum wind reports over the past 12 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... California...

... Los Angeles County...
Whitaker Peak 62 mph 0857 PM 07/22 4117
Tonner Canyon 47 mph 1157 PM 07/22 1338
Sandberg 45 mph 0335 am 07/23 4510
Malibu Cyn. 43 mph 0656 am 07/23 609
Newhall Pass 36 mph 1156 PM 07/22 2134
Lancaster Fox Field 35 mph 1115 PM 07/22 2351
Palmdale apt. 31 mph 0917 PM 07/22 2543
Whittier hills 30 mph 1157 PM 07/22 950

... Santa Barbara County...
Montecito hills 51 mph 1147 PM 07/22 1619
Refugio hills 41 mph 1006 PM 07/22 1464
Tepusquet Rd near Highway 16 38 mph 0533 am 07/23 1455
Santa Rosa Island 36 mph 1213 am 07/23 1284
Gaviota State Park 34 mph 1230 am 07/23 87
pt. Conception lighthouse 34 mph 1006 PM 07/22 24
Santa Barbara botanic garden 33 mph 1224 am 07/23 752
Tepusquet 30 mph 0206 am 07/23 3200

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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