Fire Weather Watch in Effect
Source: Santa Barbara County Aware and Protect Alerts
This is an important message from Santa Barbara County Aware & Prepare Alerts:
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND THE FOOTHILLS OF THE CUYAMA VALLEY...
The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a FIRE WEATHER WATCH for wind & relative low humidity, which is in effect from Monday morning through Tuesday evening.
* Winds...East to northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
* Relative Humidity...Daily minimums 4 to 12 percent. Poor overnight recoveries.
* Impacts...If fire ignition occurs, conditions are favorable for extreme fire behavior which would threaten life and property.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.
Cuyama Valley-San Luis Obispo County Mountains / Los Padres National Forest-Santa Barbara County Mountains-946 AM PDT Sun Oct 14, 2018