Weather Alerts for Los Angeles

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
LOS ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley - Santa Clarita Valley - Ventura County Coastal Valleys - Ventura County Interior Valleys
Effective: Thu, 1/14 4:00pm Updated: Fri, 1/15 9:05am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/15 4:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TODAY TO 4 PM FRIDAY FOR
THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING FOR THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND SOUTH COAST...
.North to northeast winds will continue over Los Angeles and
Ventura Counties through Friday with decreasing humidities through
Friday. Along with persistently dry fuels, this combination of
wind and humidity will result in critical fire weather conditions
over the valleys and mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura
Counties. with a chance of needing to be extended into Saturday.
Gusty Sundowner winds and dry air will affect Santa Barbara County
Friday night into Saturday, with Red Flag conditions possible.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST FRIDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE VENTURA VALLEYS, SANTA
CLARITA VALLEY, AND SAN FERNANDO VALLEY...
* Winds...North to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40
mph. Isolated gusts to 50 mph. Strongest tonight into Friday.
* Relative Humidity...8 to 15 percent but as low as 5 percent in
isolated areas, mainly Friday. Poor overnight recoveries.
* Impacts...If fire ignition occurs, conditions are favorable
for extreme fire behavior which would threaten life and
property.

Information:
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds and low relative humidity can contribute to extreme
fire behavior. Use extreme caution with potential fire ignition
sources.

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
LOS ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Los Angeles County Mountains, Angeles National Forest - Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area - Ventura County Mountains, Los Padres National Forest
Effective: Thu, 1/14 4:00pm Updated: Fri, 1/15 9:05am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/15 4:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TODAY TO 4 PM FRIDAY FOR
THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING FOR THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND SOUTH COAST...
.North to northeast winds will continue over Los Angeles and
Ventura Counties through Friday with decreasing humidities through
Friday. Along with persistently dry fuels, this combination of
wind and humidity will result in critical fire weather conditions
over the valleys and mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura
Counties. with a chance of needing to be extended into Saturday.
Gusty Sundowner winds and dry air will affect Santa Barbara County
Friday night into Saturday, with Red Flag conditions possible.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST FRIDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES
AND VENTURA COUNTIES...
* Winds...North to northeast winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
mph. Strongest later tonight into Friday.
* Relative Humidity...8 to 15 percent but as low as 5 percent in
isolated areas, mainly on Friday. Poor overnight recoveries.
* Impacts...If fire ignition occurs, conditions are favorable
for extreme fire behavior which would threaten life and
property.

Information:
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds and low relative humidity can contribute to extreme
fire behavior. Use extreme caution with potential fire ignition
sources.

High Surf Advisory  HIGH SURF ADVISORY   High Surf Advisory
LOS ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands - Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles
Effective: Sat, 1/16 3:00pm Updated: Fri, 1/15 9:05am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 1/19 10:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO 10 PM PST
TUESDAY...
* WHAT....Large breaking waves of 4 to 7 feet on Saturday,
increasing to 5 to 8 feet Saturday evening through Sunday. High
surf will lower briefly Sunday night before another larger swell
moves into Santa Monica Bay bringing dangerous surf between 6
to 10 feet by Monday afternoon. Surf will slowly diminish by
Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening. Largest surf will
occur across exposed west facing beaches with dangerous rip
currents.
* WHERE...Los Angeles County Coast and Catalina and Santa
Barbara Islands.
* WHEN...From 3 PM Saturday to 10 PM PST Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...There is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can cause injury, wash people off beaches and
rocks, and capsize small boats near shore.

Information:
A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
LOS ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Los Angeles County Mountains excluding the Santa Monica Range - Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area - Ventura County Mountains
Effective: Fri, 1/15 5:43am Updated: Fri, 1/15 9:05am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/15 3:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Northeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph
expected. Isolated gusts to 60 mph possible at times.
* WHERE...Santa Monica Mountains, Ventura County Mountains and
Los Angeles County Mountains.
* WHEN...Until 3 PM PST this afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.

Information:
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
LOS ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles - Ventura County Coast
Effective: Fri, 1/15 5:43am Updated: Fri, 1/15 9:05am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/15 3:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 to 40 mph
expected. Strongest from Ventura to Malibu and West Los
Angeles.
* WHERE...Ventura County Coast and Los Angeles County Coast
including Downtown Los Angeles.
* WHEN...Until 3 PM PST this afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.

Information:
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
LOS ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley - Santa Clarita Valley - Ventura County Coastal Valleys - Ventura County Interior Valleys
Effective: Fri, 1/15 5:43am Updated: Fri, 1/15 9:05am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/15 3:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph
expected. Isolated gusts to 50 mph in the Santa Susanna
Mountains, including Porter and Stevenson Ranch in the
northern San Fernando Valley, and the Santa Clarita Valley.
* WHERE...Ventura County Interior Valleys, Ventura County
Coastal Valleys, Santa Clarita Valley and San Fernando Valley.
* WHEN...Until 3 PM PST this afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.

Information:
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.