Ventura County Interior Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Excessive Heat Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 9:08 PM PDT Oct. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 2 PM PDT Sunday...
... Excessive heat warning remains in effect from 10 am Monday to
8 PM PDT Tuesday...

* temperatures... 100-106 degrees on Monday and Tuesday.
Overnight lows in the 70s and possibly lower 80s in the
foothills.

* Winds... northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph through
early Sunday afternoon.

* 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.

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

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.

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






Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:04 PM PDT Oct. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 6 am Sunday to 6 PM
PDT Tuesday for gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity
for the Ventura County coast and Los Angeles County coast from
Malibu to Hollywood Hills...

* winds... northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph on
Sunday from the Ventura County coast extending eastward to
Malibu and Hollywood Hills. Winds increasing to 15 to 30 mph
with gusts to 35 to 45 mph Monday through Tuesday. Strongest
winds on Tuesday.

* Relative humidity... minimum values 8 to 18 percent 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 84 to 94 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 in the 70s 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 red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. A combination of gusty winds... very low relative
humidity... and hot temperatures can contribute to extreme fire
behavior. Use extreme caution when using potential fire ignition
sources.



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Public Information Statement
Issued: 6:20 PM PDT Oct. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Strongest winds over the past 6 hours across SW CA...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County coastal valleys...
6 SW Thousand Oaks 35 mph 0430 PM 10/21 3110

... Santa Monica Mountains recreational area...
Topanga 34 mph 1157 am 10/21 1600

... Santa Clarita valley...
Newhall pass 37 mph 1156 am 10/21 2134

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Tepusquet 41 mph 0406 PM 10/21 3200
10 E Santa Maria 34 mph 0320 PM 10/21 1695

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
pt. Conception lighthouse 40 mph 0438 PM 10/21 24
vandenberg (portable) 37 mph 0134 PM 10/21 64
vandenberg AFB 35 mph 0449 PM 10/21 369
Jalama beach 30 mph 0328 PM 10/21 29

... San Luis Obispo County central coast...
Avila Beach, cal poly pier 31 mph 0250 PM 10/21 0
Port San Luis nos 30 mph 0230 PM 10/21 523

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Mill Creek 47 mph 1253 PM 10/21 5021
Warm Springs 37 mph 1153 am 10/21 4930
Acton 33 mph 1254 PM 10/21 2600
Sandberg 30 mph 0247 PM 10/21 4510

... Antelope Valley...
Palmdale apt. 35 mph 0127 PM 10/21 2543
Lake Palmdale 30 mph 0255 PM 10/21 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.


620 PM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

... Strongest winds over the past 6 hours across SW CA...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County coastal valleys...
6 SW Thousand Oaks 35 mph 0430 PM 10/21 3110

... Santa Monica Mountains recreational area...
Topanga 34 mph 1157 am 10/21 1600

... Santa Clarita valley...
Newhall pass 37 mph 1156 am 10/21 2134

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Tepusquet 41 mph 0406 PM 10/21 3200
10 E Santa Maria 34 mph 0320 PM 10/21 1695

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
pt. Conception lighthouse 40 mph 0438 PM 10/21 24
vandenberg (portable) 37 mph 0134 PM 10/21 64
vandenberg AFB 35 mph 0449 PM 10/21 369
Jalama beach 30 mph 0328 PM 10/21 29

... San Luis Obispo County central coast...
Avila Beach, cal poly pier 31 mph 0250 PM 10/21 0
Port San Luis nos 30 mph 0230 PM 10/21 523

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Mill Creek 47 mph 1253 PM 10/21 5021
Warm Springs 37 mph 1153 am 10/21 4930
Acton 33 mph 1254 PM 10/21 2600
Sandberg 30 mph 0247 PM 10/21 4510

... Antelope Valley...
Palmdale apt. 35 mph 0127 PM 10/21 2543
Lake Palmdale 30 mph 0255 PM 10/21 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.



1110 am PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

... Strongest winds over the past 12 hours across SW CA...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 37 mph 0600 am 10/21 4841

... Ventura County coastal valleys...
Wiley Ridge 37 mph 0449 am 10/21 1645

... Santa Monica Mountains recreational area...
Malibu Hills 46 mph 0856 am 10/21 1575

... Santa Clarita valley...
Newhall pass 43 mph 0956 am 10/21 2134
Saugus 38 mph 1157 PM 10/20 1450
del Valle 36 mph 0355 am 10/21 1277

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Refugio hills 41 mph 0206 am 10/21 1464
Santa Barbara botanic garden 37 mph 0324 am 10/21 752

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Montecito hills 60 mph 0147 am 10/21 1619
10 E Santa Maria 46 mph 1020 am 10/21 1695
Tepusquet 39 mph 0806 am 10/21 3200

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 41 mph 1000 am 10/21 105

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 39 mph 0935 am 10/21 3770

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Van Nuys apt. 37 mph 0142 am 10/21 799

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Whitaker Peak 67 mph 0157 am 10/21 4120
Sandberg 56 mph 0355 am 10/21 4510
Warm Springs 53 mph 1253 am 10/21 4930
Camp nine 47 mph 1255 am 10/21 4000
chilao 45 mph 0253 am 10/21 5450
Mill Creek 37 mph 0953 am 10/21 5021

... Antelope Valley...
Lancaster Fox Field 55 mph 1131 PM 10/20 2351
poppy park 49 mph 0156 am 10/21 2759
Palmdale apt. 39 mph 0232 am 10/21 2543

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.



1110 am PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

... Strongest winds over the past 12 hours across SW CA...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 37 mph 0600 am 10/21 4841

... Ventura County coastal valleys...
Wiley Ridge 37 mph 0449 am 10/21 1645

... Santa Monica Mountains recreational area...
Malibu Hills 46 mph 0856 am 10/21 1575

... Santa Clarita valley...
Newhall pass 43 mph 0956 am 10/21 2134
Saugus 38 mph 1157 PM 10/20 1450
del Valle 36 mph 0355 am 10/21 1277

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Refugio hills 41 mph 0206 am 10/21 1464
Santa Barbara botanic garden 37 mph 0324 am 10/21 752

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Montecito hills 60 mph 0147 am 10/21 1619
10 E Santa Maria 46 mph 1020 am 10/21 1695
Tepusquet 39 mph 0806 am 10/21 3200

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 41 mph 1000 am 10/21 105

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 39 mph 0935 am 10/21 3770

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Van Nuys apt. 37 mph 0142 am 10/21 799

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Whitaker Peak 67 mph 0157 am 10/21 4120
Sandberg 56 mph 0355 am 10/21 4510
Warm Springs 53 mph 1253 am 10/21 4930
Camp nine 47 mph 1255 am 10/21 4000
chilao 45 mph 0253 am 10/21 5450
Mill Creek 37 mph 0953 am 10/21 5021

... Antelope Valley...
Lancaster Fox Field 55 mph 1131 PM 10/20 2351
poppy park 49 mph 0156 am 10/21 2759
Palmdale apt. 39 mph 0232 am 10/21 2543

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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