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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 8:43 AM PDT on July 23, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 23, 2016


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM PDT this
evening...
... Wind Advisory will expire at 9 am PDT this morning...

* heat... high temperatures between 100 and 108 degrees will be
common in the lower elevations today... with heat index values
near 100 degrees at times.

* Winds... local north winds gusting to over 40 mph at times will
linger along the Interstate 5 corridor this morning.
Otherwise... winds have diminished below advisory levels.

* Impacts... dangerous heat-related illness is possible...
especially for sensitive populations... those conducting outdoor
activities... and people without access to air conditioning.
Electricity demands will be high and power outages are possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Never... ever... leave people or pets in enclosed vehicles... even
for a short period of time.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 911.






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 now in effect until midnight PDT Saturday
night for gusty northwest to north winds and very low relative
humidity for the Los Angeles and Ventura County mountains...

* winds... northwest to north 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
through tonight... with isolated gusts over 50 mph across favored
ridgetops. On Saturday... winds will be north to northeast 15 to
25 mph with gusts to 35 mph in the morning... shifting to the
west 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.

* Relative humidity... minimum humidities 3 to 12 percent. Very
poor recovery tonight with many areas remaining between 10 and
20 percent.

* Temperatures... Max temperatures of 98 to 108 degrees at low
elevations... with minimum temperatures remaining in the 70s to
lower 80s in the foothills.

* 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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Alabama - Heat Advisory
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Watch , Tropical Storm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Public Information Statement
Illinois - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Louisiana - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flash Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Jersey - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement , Heat Advisory
North Carolina - Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert
North Dakota - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Special Statement
South Dakota - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Texas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Washington - Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report

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