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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 1:20 PM PDT on October 19, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on October 24, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday morning through
Tuesday afternoon for strong gusty winds and low humidity...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Saturday morning through
Tuesday afternoon.

* Location... San Bernardino County mountains through the inland
Empire and Santa Ana Mountains.

* Wind... areas of northeast winds 15 to 30 mph with local gusts 35
to 45 mph. A few gusts could reach 50 mph Saturday morning and
Tuesday morning.

* Humidity... daytime minimums around 10 percent Saturday and
Sunday, then 5 to 10 percent Monday and Tuesday. Poor
recovery each night.

* Timing... Saturday morning through Tuesday.

* Outlook... the Santa Ana winds should weaken Wednesday.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. A combination of strong winds, low
relative humidity and hot weather can contribute to extreme fire
behavior. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag
warnings.





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