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California, Orange County Coastal

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 9:56 PM PST on December 15, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EST on December 17, 2017

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 8 am to 8 PM PST
Sunday for low humidity and gusty offshore winds...

* wind... northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph Saturday
night through Sunday evening. Isolated gusts near 70 mph on
remote coastal slopes and through wind-prone canyons.

* Humidity... minimum 10 to 15 percent Sunday morning through
Sunday evening.

* Timing... 8 am through 8 PM Sunday.

* Outlook... winds will weaken Sunday night.

* Fire weather impacts... any fires that develop will likely
spread rapidly and be difficult to contain. Outdoor burning
should be avoided.

* Wind impacts... hazardous driving conditions for high profile
vehicles. Specific freeways that may be impacted include
interstates 5, 405, 10, 215, and 15. Blowing dust or sand may
locally reduce visibility to 1 mile. Debris on roadways and
falling tree branches possible.

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 heat can contribute to
extreme fire behavior.

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New Mexico - Special Statement
New York - Lake Effect Snow Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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Ohio - Winter Weather Advisory
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Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Public Information Statement
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement

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