Ventura County Interior Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:52 PM PST Dec. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM PST Sunday...

* winds and timing... north to northeast winds 15 to 30 mph with
gusts to 45 mph are expected by this evening, then winds will
become northeast 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph by Sunday
morning. Winds will be strongest in eastern Ventura County and
the Santa Clarita valley as well as the Porter ranch area in
the northern San Fernando Valley Sunday morning.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles across highways 5, 14, 118, 210 and
the 405.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving, use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.





Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 5:50 PM PST Dec. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 1 am to 8 PM PST
Sunday for gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity for
the Ventura coast and Los Angeles coast from Malibu to Hollywood
Hills...

* winds... north to northeast winds are expected to increase this
evening peaking overnight into Sunday morning at 15 to 30 mph
with gusts 35 to 45 mph. Strongest winds across the Ventura
County coastal plain and Malibu to Hollywood Hills.

* Relative humidity... humidities 15 to 25 percent tonight,
lowering to 10 to 15 percent on Sunday.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. A combination of strong winds... low relative
humidity... and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire
behavior. Use extreme caution when using potential fire ignition
sources.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 2:28 PM PST Dec. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind reports for the previous 6 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 36 mph 0900 am 12/16 4841

... Ventura County coastal valleys...
Wiley Ridge 36 mph 1049 am 12/16 1645

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
San Marcos Pass RAWS 37 mph 0906 am 12/16 1491
Montecito city 36 mph 1007 am 12/16 285
Santa Barbara-Riviera 35 mph 0830 am 12/16 728
Gaviota State Park 35 mph 1245 PM 12/16 87

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Tepusquet 57 mph 0906 am 12/16 3200
La Cumbre Peak 44 mph 0902 am 12/16 3820
10 E Santa Maria 38 mph 1020 am 12/16 1695

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 38 mph 1100 am 12/16 105
Lompoc Hills 37 mph 1247 PM 12/16 1528
traquillon mtn poc 36 mph 0955 am 12/16 2142
pt. Conception lighthouse 36 mph 1007 am 12/16 24

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 40 mph 0835 am 12/16 3770

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Whitaker Peak 65 mph 0957 am 12/16 4120
Sandberg 39 mph 0903 am 12/16 4510

... Antelope Valley...
poppy park 37 mph 0856 am 12/16 2759

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.

Tf

228 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

... Wind reports for the previous 6 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 36 mph 0900 am 12/16 4841

... Ventura County coastal valleys...
Wiley Ridge 36 mph 1049 am 12/16 1645

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
San Marcos Pass RAWS 37 mph 0906 am 12/16 1491
Montecito city 36 mph 1007 am 12/16 285
Santa Barbara-Riviera 35 mph 0830 am 12/16 728
Gaviota State Park 35 mph 1245 PM 12/16 87

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Tepusquet 57 mph 0906 am 12/16 3200
La Cumbre Peak 44 mph 0902 am 12/16 3820
10 E Santa Maria 38 mph 1020 am 12/16 1695

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 38 mph 1100 am 12/16 105
Lompoc Hills 37 mph 1247 PM 12/16 1528
traquillon mtn poc 36 mph 0955 am 12/16 2142
pt. Conception lighthouse 36 mph 1007 am 12/16 24

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 40 mph 0835 am 12/16 3770

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Whitaker Peak 65 mph 0957 am 12/16 4120
Sandberg 39 mph 0903 am 12/16 4510

... Antelope Valley...
poppy park 37 mph 0856 am 12/16 2759

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.

Tf


1037 am PST Sat Dec 16 2017

... Wind reports for the previous 6 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 38 mph 0700 am 12/16 4841

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Santa Barbara botanic garden 55 mph 0824 am 12/16 752
Santa Barbara-Riviera 41 mph 0800 am 12/16 728
San Marcos Pass RAWS 38 mph 0506 am 12/16 1491

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Montecito hills 65 mph 0747 am 12/16 1619
Tepusquet 57 mph 0906 am 12/16 3200
10 E Santa Maria 38 mph 0920 am 12/16 1695

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 39 mph 0500 am 12/16 105
traquillon mtn poc 37 mph 0715 am 12/16 2142
Lompoc Hills 36 mph 0635 am 12/16 1528

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 40 mph 0835 am 12/16 3770

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Porter ranch 35 mph 0800 am 12/16 1633

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Whitaker Peak 65 mph 0957 am 12/16 4120
Sandberg 45 mph 0641 am 12/16 4510
Camp nine 36 mph 0455 am 12/16 4000

... Antelope Valley...
Palmdale apt. 45 mph 0517 am 12/16 2543
poppy park 44 mph 0556 am 12/16 2759
Lancaster Fox Field 40 mph 0459 am 12/16 2351
Lake Palmdale 35 mph 0455 am 12/16 2980

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.

Tf


1037 am PST Sat Dec 16 2017

... Wind reports for the previous 6 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 38 mph 0700 am 12/16 4841

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Santa Barbara botanic garden 55 mph 0824 am 12/16 752
Santa Barbara-Riviera 41 mph 0800 am 12/16 728
San Marcos Pass RAWS 38 mph 0506 am 12/16 1491

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Montecito hills 65 mph 0747 am 12/16 1619
Tepusquet 57 mph 0906 am 12/16 3200
10 E Santa Maria 38 mph 0920 am 12/16 1695

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 39 mph 0500 am 12/16 105
traquillon mtn poc 37 mph 0715 am 12/16 2142
Lompoc Hills 36 mph 0635 am 12/16 1528

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 40 mph 0835 am 12/16 3770

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Porter ranch 35 mph 0800 am 12/16 1633

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Whitaker Peak 65 mph 0957 am 12/16 4120
Sandberg 45 mph 0641 am 12/16 4510
Camp nine 36 mph 0455 am 12/16 4000

... Antelope Valley...
Palmdale apt. 45 mph 0517 am 12/16 2543
poppy park 44 mph 0556 am 12/16 2759
Lancaster Fox Field 40 mph 0459 am 12/16 2351
Lake Palmdale 35 mph 0455 am 12/16 2980

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.

Tf

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