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California, Ventura County Interior Valleys

Excessive Heat Watch

Statement as of 2:13 PM PDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on October 24, 2017


... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Monday morning
through Tuesday evening...

* temperatures... 100-106 degrees on Monday and Tuesday.
Overnight lows in the upper 60s and 70s. Isolated lower 80s
possible in the foothills and mountains.

* Impacts... the very high temperatures create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Temperatures
inside vehicles, even if the windows are partially open, can
quickly rise to life-threatening levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions Monday through Tuesday 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.




213 PM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Monday morning
through Tuesday evening...

* temperatures... 100-106 degrees on Monday and Tuesday.
Overnight lows in the upper 60s and 70s. Isolated lower 80s
possible in the foothills and mountains.

* Impacts... the very high temperatures create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Temperatures
inside vehicles, even if the windows are partially open, can
quickly rise to life-threatening levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions Monday through Tuesday 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 Watch

Statement as of 2:02 PM PDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on October 24, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday morning through
Tuesday afternoon for gusty northeast winds and low relative
humidity for the Ventura County valleys... San Fernando Valley...
and Santa Monica Mountains...

* winds... areas of north to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts 30 to 40 mph on Sunday... increasing to 15 to 30 mph with
gusts 35 to 45 mph Monday through Tuesday. Isolated gusts to 50
mph across the western portions of the Santa monicas and
eastern foothills of Ventura County.

* Relative humidity... minimum values 10 to 15 percent on Sunday,
lowering to between 5 and 12 percent Monday through Tuesday.
Very poor humidity recoveries expected each night in the
foothills and wind prone areas.

* Temperatures... Max temperatures 88 to 98 degrees on Sunday,
rising to between 95 and 105 degrees Monday into Tuesday. Very
warm overnight low temperatures in the foothills and wind prone
areas... remaining 75 to 80 degrees in warmest locations.

* Impacts... if fire ignition occurs, there will be the potential
for very rapid spread of wildfire with long range spotting and
extreme fire behavior that could lead to a threat to life and
property.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag
warnings. Use extreme caution when using potential fire ignition
sources.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:07 PM PDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 3:07 AM EDT on October 21, 2017


... Wind reports...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... California...

... Los Angeles County...
Catalina RAWS 58 mph 0622 am 10/20 1407
Lancaster Fox Field 49 mph 1144 am 10/20 2351
Sandberg 43 mph 1048 am 10/20 4510
Palmdale apt. 40 mph 1143 am 10/20 2543
Catalina apt. 39 mph 0614 am 10/20 1602
Saddleback Butte 38 mph 0956 am 10/20 2590
poppy park 38 mph 1056 am 10/20 2759
Gray Butte Field ap 37 mph 1119 am 10/20 3028
Cabrillo Beach 31 mph 1036 am 10/20 24
Elizabeth Lake 31 mph 1125 am 10/20 3445
Leo carrillo 30 mph 1055 am 10/20 49
Warm Springs 30 mph 0853 am 10/20 4930
Belmont Shore pier 29 mph 0705 am 10/20 37
Lake Los Angeles 29 mph 1153 am 10/20 2657
San Clemente Island RAWS 28 mph 0830 am 10/20 700
2 WSW Seal Beach 28 mph 0658 am 10/20 30
Torrance 28 mph 0948 am 10/20 110
Mill Creek 27 mph 1053 am 10/20 5021
port of la, pier f 27 mph 0954 am 10/20 0
Palmdale (1 w) 27 mph 0935 am 10/20 2620
port of la, berth 161 27 mph 0948 am 10/20 0
Henry Ford bridge, long beac 26 mph 0936 am 10/20 0
Valyermo 26 mph 0954 am 10/20 3780
pt. Vicente lighthouse 26 mph 0820 am 10/20 15
Antelope Acres 26 mph 0923 am 10/20 2464
Leona Valley (95th St w) 25 mph 0750 am 10/20 3600
port of la, pier S 25 mph 0942 am 10/20 0
port of la, pier j 25 mph 0700 am 10/20 0
port of la, Angels Gate 25 mph 0806 am 10/20 0
Blue Ridge 24 mph 0934 am 10/20 8475
Camp nine 24 mph 0955 am 10/20 4000
Pearblossom (4 ene) 24 mph 1000 am 10/20 2998
2 S Palmdale 23 mph 0913 am 10/20 2631
Quartz Hill 22 mph 1046 am 10/20 2448
Torrance (old town) 22 mph 0702 am 10/20 75
Manhattan Beach 22 mph 1135 am 10/20 52
Lomita 22 mph 0933 am 10/20 91
Torrance 21 mph 0605 am 10/20 78
port of la, pier 400 21 mph 0830 am 10/20 0
Redondo Beach 21 mph 0626 am 10/20 165
Whitaker Peak 21 mph 1057 am 10/20 4120
1 se San Pedro 20 mph 1026 am 10/20 231
l.A. Intl apt 20 mph 0653 am 10/20 97
Palos verdes 20 mph 0914 am 10/20 1204
5 E Acton 20 mph 1115 am 10/20 3853
4 W Palmdale 20 mph 1039 am 10/20 2703
2 E Palos Verdes Estates 20 mph 0939 am 10/20 600

... San Luis Obispo County...
Arroyo Grande 47 mph 0642 am 10/20 301
Branch Mountain 32 mph 1035 am 10/20 3770
Port San Luis nos 28 mph 1112 am 10/20 523
3 NNW San Luis Obispo 26 mph 0714 am 10/20 380
San Luis Obispo apt. 25 mph 0642 am 10/20 194
Paso Robles apt 25 mph 1053 am 10/20 810
pt. Piedras Blancas 24 mph 1107 am 10/20 46
La Panza 23 mph 0654 am 10/20 1633
lake Lopez Marina 22 mph 0900 am 10/20 20
3 NNW Santa Margarita 21 mph 0611 am 10/20 997
Avila Beach, cal poly pier 20 mph 1114 am 10/20 0

... Santa Barbara County...
Santa Barbara Island 52 mph 0613 am 10/20 359
Santa Cruz Island central 50 mph 0620 am 10/20 75
Santa Rosa Island 48 mph 1113 am 10/20 1284
leadbetter beach 36 mph 0935 am 10/20 45
Point Arguello cman 34 mph 0900 am 10/20 105
4 N Goleta 34 mph 0620 am 10/20 2100
Santa Barbara apt. 31 mph 0912 am 10/20 9
Stearns wharf 30 mph 0720 am 10/20 35
Santa Barbara-vic trace rese 30 mph 0938 am 10/20 469
Lompoc Hills 29 mph 1118 am 10/20 1528
pt. Conception lighthouse 29 mph 1110 am 10/20 24
5 SW Figueroa Mountain 28 mph 1009 am 10/20 1401
Santa Ynez apt. 28 mph 1155 am 10/20 671
Tepusquet 28 mph 1106 am 10/20 3200
Santa Barbara botanic garden 27 mph 0824 am 10/20 752
Jalama beach 27 mph 1133 am 10/20 29
Santa Cruz Island 27 mph 1013 am 10/20 292
Santa Barbara pier 26 mph 0936 am 10/20 0
vandenberg (portable) 25 mph 1034 am 10/20 64
Gaviota State Park 25 mph 1030 am 10/20 87
Lompoc apt. 24 mph 1156 am 10/20 88
Figueroa Mountain 24 mph 0635 am 10/20 3183
Refugio state beach (2 ne) 24 mph 0800 am 10/20 620
Santa Ynez 23 mph 1130 am 10/20 600
Sedgwick Reserve, Santa Ynez 23 mph 0920 am 10/20 1153
5 W Goleta 22 mph 1151 am 10/20 88
vandenberg hills 22 mph 1022 am 10/20 1017
Santa Cruz Island-main ranch 21 mph 0959 am 10/20 2484
Lompoc (first presbyterian c 21 mph 1150 am 10/20 492
Goleta (patterson Ave/san jo 21 mph 1002 am 10/20 118
north Solvang 20 mph 1136 am 10/20 565
10 E Santa Maria 20 mph 1120 am 10/20 1695

... Ventura County...
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 43 mph 0715 am 10/20 4841
Anacapa Island 34 mph 0623 am 10/20 276
Ventura Harbor 31 mph 1141 am 10/20 42
Oxnard apt. 30 mph 1130 am 10/20 66
Point Mugu NAS 30 mph 1046 am 10/20 13
Malibu Hills (decker cyn) 28 mph 1141 am 10/20 1235
Ventura Fairgrounds 26 mph 1052 am 10/20 32
Camarillo apt. 26 mph 1102 am 10/20 77
3 SSW Frazier Park 25 mph 0646 am 10/20 7838
Ventura govt center 23 mph 1045 am 10/20 238
6 SW Thousand Oaks 22 mph 1100 am 10/20 3110
Boney Mountain 21 mph 1154 am 10/20 1714

... Maritime stations...
10 WSW Point Mugu 43 mph 1100 am 10/20 0
San Nicolas Island 43 mph 1144 am 10/20 505
south Santa Rosa Island buoy 36 mph 1050 am 10/20 0
Santa Monica basin buoy 36 mph 0650 am 10/20 0
west Santa Barbara Channel b 34 mph 1100 am 10/20 0
mid Santa Barbara Channel bu 34 mph 1120 am 10/20 0
pt. Sal buoy 29 mph 0850 am 10/20 0
3 SSE San Pedro 27 mph 1112 am 10/20 13

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.


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