Coachella Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:14 AM PDT Jun. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 1 am PDT Wednesday
for strong gusty winds and low humidities for the deserts and
desert slopes of the mountains in Riverside and San Diego counties...

* wind... west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Isolated gusts to
45 mph.

* Humidity... lowest daytime around 5 percent with slight recovery
late tonight to 10 to 15 percent.

* Outlook... winds will slowly decrease for Wednesday into Thursday
with a slight recovery in humidities Thursday. Another period of
near critical fire weather conditions is expected for late
Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday evening.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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 warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.