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ECCDA DISCUSSIONS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA  
338 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
 
ECC029-281645-  
LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-  
DISCUSSION FOR VANDENBERG ECC DISPATCH  
338 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
..DISCUSSION FROM LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
 
 
   
..GUSTY NORTHERLY FLOW THROUGH SATURDAY
 
 
...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER DANGER FOR GRASS OR SMALL FIRES FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...  
 
A LONG PERIOD OF GUSTY-TO-STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH  
FRIDAY...TURNING NORTHEAST ON SATURDAY. EXPECT PEAK GUSTS IN THE 45  
TO 65 MPH RANGE OVER THE WINDIEST LOCATIONS...WHICH INCLUDES MUCH OF  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, THE I-5 CORRIDOR, AND THE ANTELOPE VALLEY.  
GUSTS OF 25 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES OVER MANY COASTAL AND  
VALLEY AREAS. HUMIDITIES WILL LOWER EACH DAY...WITH THE LOWEST  
MINIMUM HUMIDITIES IN THE 8 TO 15 PERCENT RANGE FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...AND OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES ONLY IN THE 20 TO 35 PERCENT  
RANGE IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS. AS A RESULT...ELEVATED FIRE  
DANGER EXISTS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...MAINLY FOR GRASS FIRE  
POTENTIAL. LOCALIZED CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AS WELL,  
ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY, BUT WILL NOT BE ISSUING A RED FLAG WARNING  
BASED ON THE LACK OF FUEL SUPPORT FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.  
 
MORE SEASONAL ONSHORE WINDS BUT STILL WARMER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS  
WILL QUICKLY FORM ON SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF  
NEXT WEEK.  
 
   
..DISCUSSION FROM MONTEREY
 
 
   
..PERIODS OF STRONG WINDS THROUGH SATURDAY...
 
MUCH WARMER AND DRIER  
THIS WEEKEND INTO NEXT WEEK...  
 
THE FIRE WEATHER PATTERN WILL CHANGE RAPIDLY OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL  
DAYS. TODAY WILL BE THE LAST DAY OF NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES BEFORE  
A RAPID WARMING TREND. MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL  
PREVAIL ALONG THE COAST AND HILLS THROUGH THIS EVENING. GUSTY NORTH  
WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE HILLS OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING WITH  
FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 MPH. WINDS EASE FRIDAY AFTERNOON BUT INCREASE  
AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING WITH WARM AND DRY OFFSHORE  
WINDS. MUCH WARMER AND DRIER THIS WEEKEND WITH TEMPERATURES INTO THE  
80S AND EVEN SOME LOWER 90S WILL CAUSE RAPID DRYING OF FINE FUELS.  
WARM AND DRY THROUGH AT LEAST THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.  
 
NOTE : ALL WINDS ARE 20-FOOT WINDS UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.  
THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG, GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS.  
 

 
 
ECC028-281645-  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY EXCLUDING LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-  
DISCUSSION FOR SANTA BARBARA ECC DISPATCH  
338 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
..GUSTY NORTHERLY FLOW THROUGH SATURDAY
 
 
...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER DANGER FOR GRASS OR SMALL FIRES FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...  
 
A LONG PERIOD OF GUSTY-TO-STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH  
FRIDAY...TURNING NORTHEAST ON SATURDAY. EXPECT PEAK GUSTS IN THE 45  
TO 65 MPH RANGE OVER THE WINDIEST LOCATIONS...WHICH INCLUDES MUCH OF  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, THE I-5 CORRIDOR, AND THE ANTELOPE VALLEY.  
GUSTS OF 25 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES OVER MANY COASTAL AND  
VALLEY AREAS. HUMIDITIES WILL LOWER EACH DAY...WITH THE LOWEST  
MINIMUM HUMIDITIES IN THE 8 TO 15 PERCENT RANGE FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...AND OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES ONLY IN THE 20 TO 35 PERCENT  
RANGE IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS. AS A RESULT...ELEVATED FIRE  
DANGER EXISTS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...MAINLY FOR GRASS FIRE  
POTENTIAL. LOCALIZED CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AS WELL,  
ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY, BUT WILL NOT BE ISSUING A RED FLAG WARNING  
BASED ON THE LACK OF FUEL SUPPORT FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.  
 
MORE SEASONAL ONSHORE WINDS BUT STILL WARMER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS  
WILL QUICKLY FORM ON SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF  
NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
ECC031-281645-  
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-  
DISCUSSION FOR LANCASTER ECC DISPATCH  
338 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
..GUSTY NORTHERLY FLOW THROUGH SATURDAY
 
 
...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER DANGER FOR GRASS OR SMALL FIRES FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...  
 
A LONG PERIOD OF GUSTY-TO-STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH  
FRIDAY...TURNING NORTHEAST ON SATURDAY. EXPECT PEAK GUSTS IN THE 45  
TO 65 MPH RANGE OVER THE WINDIEST LOCATIONS...WHICH INCLUDES MUCH OF  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, THE I-5 CORRIDOR, AND THE ANTELOPE VALLEY.  
GUSTS OF 25 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES OVER MANY COASTAL AND  
VALLEY AREAS. HUMIDITIES WILL LOWER EACH DAY...WITH THE LOWEST  
MINIMUM HUMIDITIES IN THE 8 TO 15 PERCENT RANGE FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...AND OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES ONLY IN THE 20 TO 35 PERCENT  
RANGE IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS. AS A RESULT...ELEVATED FIRE  
DANGER EXISTS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...MAINLY FOR GRASS FIRE  
POTENTIAL. LOCALIZED CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AS WELL,  
ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY, BUT WILL NOT BE ISSUING A RED FLAG WARNING  
BASED ON THE LACK OF FUEL SUPPORT FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.  
 
MORE SEASONAL ONSHORE WINDS BUT STILL WARMER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS  
WILL QUICKLY FORM ON SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF  
NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
ECC024-281645-  
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY-  
DISCUSSION FOR SAN LUIS OBISPO ECC DISPATCH  
338 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
..GUSTY NORTHERLY FLOW THROUGH SATURDAY
 
 
...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER DANGER FOR GRASS OR SMALL FIRES FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...  
 
A LONG PERIOD OF GUSTY-TO-STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH  
FRIDAY...TURNING NORTHEAST ON SATURDAY. EXPECT PEAK GUSTS IN THE 45  
TO 65 MPH RANGE OVER THE WINDIEST LOCATIONS...WHICH INCLUDES MUCH OF  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, THE I-5 CORRIDOR, AND THE ANTELOPE VALLEY.  
GUSTS OF 25 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES OVER MANY COASTAL AND  
VALLEY AREAS. HUMIDITIES WILL LOWER EACH DAY...WITH THE LOWEST  
MINIMUM HUMIDITIES IN THE 8 TO 15 PERCENT RANGE FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...AND OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES ONLY IN THE 20 TO 35 PERCENT  
RANGE IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS. AS A RESULT...ELEVATED FIRE  
DANGER EXISTS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...MAINLY FOR GRASS FIRE  
POTENTIAL. LOCALIZED CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AS WELL,  
ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY, BUT WILL NOT BE ISSUING A RED FLAG WARNING  
BASED ON THE LACK OF FUEL SUPPORT FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.  
 
MORE SEASONAL ONSHORE WINDS BUT STILL WARMER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS  
WILL QUICKLY FORM ON SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF  
NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
ECC032-281645-  
VENTURA COUNTY EXCLUDING LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-  
DISCUSSION FOR VENTURA ECC DISPATCH  
338 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
..GUSTY NORTHERLY FLOW THROUGH SATURDAY
 
 
...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER DANGER FOR GRASS OR SMALL FIRES FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...  
 
A LONG PERIOD OF GUSTY-TO-STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH  
FRIDAY...TURNING NORTHEAST ON SATURDAY. EXPECT PEAK GUSTS IN THE 45  
TO 65 MPH RANGE OVER THE WINDIEST LOCATIONS...WHICH INCLUDES MUCH OF  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, THE I-5 CORRIDOR, AND THE ANTELOPE VALLEY.  
GUSTS OF 25 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES OVER MANY COASTAL AND  
VALLEY AREAS. HUMIDITIES WILL LOWER EACH DAY...WITH THE LOWEST  
MINIMUM HUMIDITIES IN THE 8 TO 15 PERCENT RANGE FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...AND OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES ONLY IN THE 20 TO 35 PERCENT  
RANGE IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS. AS A RESULT...ELEVATED FIRE  
DANGER EXISTS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...MAINLY FOR GRASS FIRE  
POTENTIAL. LOCALIZED CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AS WELL,  
ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY, BUT WILL NOT BE ISSUING A RED FLAG WARNING  
BASED ON THE LACK OF FUEL SUPPORT FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.  
 
MORE SEASONAL ONSHORE WINDS BUT STILL WARMER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS  
WILL QUICKLY FORM ON SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF  
NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
ECC030-281645-  
LOS ANGELES COUNTY EXCLUDING ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-  
DISCUSSION FOR LOS ANGELES ECC DISPATCH  
338 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
..GUSTY NORTHERLY FLOW THROUGH SATURDAY
 
 
...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER DANGER FOR GRASS OR SMALL FIRES FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...  
 
A LONG PERIOD OF GUSTY-TO-STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH  
FRIDAY...TURNING NORTHEAST ON SATURDAY. EXPECT PEAK GUSTS IN THE 45  
TO 65 MPH RANGE OVER THE WINDIEST LOCATIONS...WHICH INCLUDES MUCH OF  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, THE I-5 CORRIDOR, AND THE ANTELOPE VALLEY.  
GUSTS OF 25 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES OVER MANY COASTAL AND  
VALLEY AREAS. HUMIDITIES WILL LOWER EACH DAY...WITH THE LOWEST  
MINIMUM HUMIDITIES IN THE 8 TO 15 PERCENT RANGE FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY...AND OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES ONLY IN THE 20 TO 35 PERCENT  
RANGE IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS. AS A RESULT...ELEVATED FIRE  
DANGER EXISTS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...MAINLY FOR GRASS FIRE  
POTENTIAL. LOCALIZED CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AS WELL,  
ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY, BUT WILL NOT BE ISSUING A RED FLAG WARNING  
BASED ON THE LACK OF FUEL SUPPORT FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.  
 
MORE SEASONAL ONSHORE WINDS BUT STILL WARMER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS  
WILL QUICKLY FORM ON SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF  
NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
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