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ECCDA DISCUSSIONS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA  
324 PM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
ECC029-161630-  
LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-  
DISCUSSION FOR VANDENBERG ECC DISPATCH  
324 PM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
..DISCUSSION FROM LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
 
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA  
COUNTY MOUNTAINS, VALLEYS AND COASTS...  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS  
OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND CUYAMA VALLEY...  
 
THE STRONG SANTA ANA WIND EVENT WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY.  
WINDS REMAIN STOUT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH NORTHEAST GUSTS OF  
50-60 MPH IN THE SANTA MONICA AND SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS ALONG WITH  
35-45 MPH GUSTS IN FAVORED VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OF VENTURA AND  
LOS ANGELES COUNTIES. WINDS WILL BACK OFF THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING  
HOURS, THEN REDEVELOP AGAIN OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST  
MIDDAY ON TUESDAY, HOWEVER, GUSTS WILL REMAIN MOSTLY BELOW 50 MPH IN  
THE MOUNTAINS AND 40 MPH FOR INLAND VALLEYS. WIDESPREAD SINGLE  
DIGIT HUMIDITY TODAY WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY WITH ONLY MINIMAL  
RECOVERY TONIGHT IN THE WINDIER CORRIDORS. THE RED FLAG WARNING  
WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH 8PM TUESDAY AND LOOKS ON-TRACK TO  
EXPIRE BY TUESDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL BE CONTINUED GUSTY WINDS IN  
THE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING (25-35 MPH),  
HOWEVER, HUMIDITIES START TO RISE INTO THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S  
OVERNIGHT. IT'S POSSIBLE THAT A FEW FIRE WEATHER ZONES WILL NEED A  
RED FLAG EXTENSION, BUT WILL HOLD OFF FOR NOW.  
 
FOR THE SANTA BARBARA NORTH COUNTRY AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY  
MOUNTAINS, DRY AIR AND MARGINAL NORTHEAST WINDS WILL KEEP THE RED  
FLAG GOING THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE SLIGHTLY BETTER HUMIDITY  
RECOVER TONIGHT IN THE 30-40 PERCENT RANGE, BUT SINGLE DIGIT VALUES  
WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY.  
 
DRY OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH A  
CHANCE OF ANOTHER WEAK SANTA ANA DEVELOPING FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING. FOLLOWING THAT IT IS POSSIBLE THAT MOISTURE AND A  
FEW SHOWERS COULD WRAP BACK ACROSS LOS ANGELES COUNTY FROM THE EAST  
LATE SUNDAY.  
 
   
..DISCUSSION FROM MONTEREY
 
 
...OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER IN THE HILLS THE NEXT FEW DAYS  
BUT RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CONTINUE TO BE VERY LOW...  
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN IN THE NORTH BAY  
MOUNTAINS OF NAPA AND SONOMA COUNTIES TONIGHT BUT WILL BE MUCH  
LIGHTER THAN LAST NIGHT. UPPER LEVEL LOW OVER ARIZONA WILL KEEP A  
LIGHT OFFSHORE FLOW OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE  
WEEK. RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERIES WILL CONTINUE TO BE POOR.  
 
NOTE : ALL WINDS ARE 20-FOOT WINDS UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.  
THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG, GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS.  
 

 
 
ECC028-161630-  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY EXCLUDING LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-  
DISCUSSION FOR SANTA BARBARA ECC DISPATCH  
324 PM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA  
COUNTY MOUNTAINS, VALLEYS AND COASTS...  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS  
OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND CUYAMA VALLEY...  
 
THE STRONG SANTA ANA WIND EVENT WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY.  
WINDS REMAIN STOUT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH NORTHEAST GUSTS OF  
50-60 MPH IN THE SANTA MONICA AND SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS ALONG WITH  
35-45 MPH GUSTS IN FAVORED VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OF VENTURA AND  
LOS ANGELES COUNTIES. WINDS WILL BACK OFF THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING  
HOURS, THEN REDEVELOP AGAIN OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST  
MIDDAY ON TUESDAY, HOWEVER, GUSTS WILL REMAIN MOSTLY BELOW 50 MPH IN  
THE MOUNTAINS AND 40 MPH FOR INLAND VALLEYS. WIDESPREAD SINGLE  
DIGIT HUMIDITY TODAY WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY WITH ONLY MINIMAL  
RECOVERY TONIGHT IN THE WINDIER CORRIDORS. THE RED FLAG WARNING  
WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH 8PM TUESDAY AND LOOKS ON-TRACK TO  
EXPIRE BY TUESDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL BE CONTINUED GUSTY WINDS IN THE  
MOUNTAINS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING (25-35 MPH),  
HOWEVER, HUMIDITIES START TO RISE INTO THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S  
OVERNIGHT. IT'S POSSIBLE THAT A FEW FIRE WEATHER ZONES WILL NEED A  
RED FLAG EXTENSION, BUT WILL HOLD OFF FOR NOW.  
 
FOR THE SANTA BARBARA NORTH COUNTRY AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY  
MOUNTAINS, DRY AIR AND MARGINAL NORTHEAST WINDS WILL KEEP THE RED  
FLAG GOING THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE SLIGHTLY BETTER HUMIDITY  
RECOVER TONIGHT IN THE 30-40 PERCENT RANGE, BUT SINGLE DIGIT VALUES  
WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY.  
 
DRY OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH A  
CHANCE OF ANOTHER WEAK SANTA ANA DEVELOPING FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING. FOLLOWING THAT IT IS POSSIBLE THAT MOISTURE AND A  
FEW SHOWERS COULD WRAP BACK ACROSS LOS ANGELES COUNTY FROM THE EAST  
LATE SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
ECC031-161630-  
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-  
DISCUSSION FOR LANCASTER ECC DISPATCH  
324 PM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA  
COUNTY MOUNTAINS, VALLEYS AND COASTS...  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS  
OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND CUYAMA VALLEY...  
 
THE STRONG SANTA ANA WIND EVENT WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY.  
WINDS REMAIN STOUT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH NORTHEAST GUSTS OF  
50-60 MPH IN THE SANTA MONICA AND SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS ALONG WITH  
35-45 MPH GUSTS IN FAVORED VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OF VENTURA AND  
LOS ANGELES COUNTIES. WINDS WILL BACK OFF THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING  
HOURS, THEN REDEVELOP AGAIN OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST  
MIDDAY ON TUESDAY, HOWEVER, GUSTS WILL REMAIN MOSTLY BELOW 50 MPH IN  
THE MOUNTAINS AND 40 MPH FOR INLAND VALLEYS. WIDESPREAD SINGLE  
DIGIT HUMIDITY TODAY WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY WITH ONLY MINIMAL  
RECOVERY TONIGHT IN THE WINDIER CORRIDORS. THE RED FLAG WARNING  
WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH 8PM TUESDAY AND LOOKS ON-TRACK TO  
EXPIRE BY TUESDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL BE CONTINUED GUSTY WINDS IN THE  
MOUNTAINS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING (25-35 MPH),  
HOWEVER, HUMIDITIES START TO RISE INTO THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S  
OVERNIGHT. IT'S POSSIBLE THAT A FEW FIRE WEATHER ZONES WILL NEED A  
RED FLAG EXTENSION, BUT WILL HOLD OFF FOR NOW.  
 
FOR THE SANTA BARBARA NORTH COUNTRY AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY  
MOUNTAINS, DRY AIR AND MARGINAL NORTHEAST WINDS WILL KEEP THE RED  
FLAG GOING THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE SLIGHTLY BETTER HUMIDITY  
RECOVER TONIGHT IN THE 30-40 PERCENT RANGE, BUT SINGLE DIGIT VALUES  
WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY.  
 
DRY OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH A  
CHANCE OF ANOTHER WEAK SANTA ANA DEVELOPING FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING. FOLLOWING THAT IT IS POSSIBLE THAT MOISTURE AND A  
FEW SHOWERS COULD WRAP BACK ACROSS LOS ANGELES COUNTY FROM THE EAST  
LATE SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
ECC024-161630-  
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY-  
DISCUSSION FOR SAN LUIS OBISPO ECC DISPATCH  
324 PM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA  
COUNTY MOUNTAINS, VALLEYS AND COASTS...  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS  
OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND CUYAMA VALLEY...  
 
THE STRONG SANTA ANA WIND EVENT WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY.  
WINDS REMAIN STOUT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH NORTHEAST GUSTS OF  
50-60 MPH IN THE SANTA MONICA AND SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS ALONG WITH  
35-45 MPH GUSTS IN FAVORED VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OF VENTURA AND  
LOS ANGELES COUNTIES. WINDS WILL BACK OFF THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING  
HOURS, THEN REDEVELOP AGAIN OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST  
MIDDAY ON TUESDAY, HOWEVER, GUSTS WILL REMAIN MOSTLY BELOW 50 MPH IN  
THE MOUNTAINS AND 40 MPH FOR INLAND VALLEYS. WIDESPREAD SINGLE  
DIGIT HUMIDITY TODAY WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY WITH ONLY MINIMAL  
RECOVERY TONIGHT IN THE WINDIER CORRIDORS. THE RED FLAG WARNING  
WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH 8PM TUESDAY AND LOOKS ON-TRACK TO  
EXPIRE BY TUESDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL BE CONTINUED GUSTY WINDS IN THE  
MOUNTAINS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING (25-35 MPH),  
HOWEVER, HUMIDITIES START TO RISE INTO THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S  
OVERNIGHT. IT'S POSSIBLE THAT A FEW FIRE WEATHER ZONES WILL NEED A  
RED FLAG EXTENSION, BUT WILL HOLD OFF FOR NOW.  
 
FOR THE SANTA BARBARA NORTH COUNTRY AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY  
MOUNTAINS, DRY AIR AND MARGINAL NORTHEAST WINDS WILL KEEP THE RED  
FLAG GOING THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE SLIGHTLY BETTER HUMIDITY  
RECOVER TONIGHT IN THE 30-40 PERCENT RANGE, BUT SINGLE DIGIT VALUES  
WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY.  
 
DRY OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH A  
CHANCE OF ANOTHER WEAK SANTA ANA DEVELOPING FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING. FOLLOWING THAT IT IS POSSIBLE THAT MOISTURE AND A  
FEW SHOWERS COULD WRAP BACK ACROSS LOS ANGELES COUNTY FROM THE EAST  
LATE SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
ECC032-161630-  
VENTURA COUNTY EXCLUDING LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-  
DISCUSSION FOR VENTURA ECC DISPATCH  
324 PM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA  
COUNTY MOUNTAINS, VALLEYS AND COASTS...  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS  
OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND CUYAMA VALLEY...  
 
THE STRONG SANTA ANA WIND EVENT WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY.  
WINDS REMAIN STOUT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH NORTHEAST GUSTS OF  
50-60 MPH IN THE SANTA MONICA AND SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS ALONG WITH  
35-45 MPH GUSTS IN FAVORED VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OF VENTURA AND  
LOS ANGELES COUNTIES. WINDS WILL BACK OFF THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING  
HOURS, THEN REDEVELOP AGAIN OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST  
MIDDAY ON TUESDAY, HOWEVER, GUSTS WILL REMAIN MOSTLY BELOW 50 MPH IN  
THE MOUNTAINS AND 40 MPH FOR INLAND VALLEYS. WIDESPREAD SINGLE  
DIGIT HUMIDITY TODAY WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY WITH ONLY MINIMAL  
RECOVERY TONIGHT IN THE WINDIER CORRIDORS. THE RED FLAG WARNING  
WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH 8PM TUESDAY AND LOOKS ON-TRACK TO  
EXPIRE BY TUESDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL BE CONTINUED GUSTY WINDS IN THE  
MOUNTAINS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING (25-35 MPH),  
HOWEVER, HUMIDITIES START TO RISE INTO THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S  
OVERNIGHT. IT'S POSSIBLE THAT A FEW FIRE WEATHER ZONES WILL NEED A  
RED FLAG EXTENSION, BUT WILL HOLD OFF FOR NOW.  
 
FOR THE SANTA BARBARA NORTH COUNTRY AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY  
MOUNTAINS, DRY AIR AND MARGINAL NORTHEAST WINDS WILL KEEP THE RED  
FLAG GOING THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE SLIGHTLY BETTER HUMIDITY  
RECOVER TONIGHT IN THE 30-40 PERCENT RANGE, BUT SINGLE DIGIT VALUES  
WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY.  
 
DRY OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH A  
CHANCE OF ANOTHER WEAK SANTA ANA DEVELOPING FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING. FOLLOWING THAT IT IS POSSIBLE THAT MOISTURE AND A  
FEW SHOWERS COULD WRAP BACK ACROSS LOS ANGELES COUNTY FROM THE EAST  
LATE SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
ECC030-161630-  
LOS ANGELES COUNTY EXCLUDING ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-  
DISCUSSION FOR LOS ANGELES ECC DISPATCH  
324 PM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA  
COUNTY MOUNTAINS, VALLEYS AND COASTS...  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER THE SANTA BARBARA AND SAN LUIS  
OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND CUYAMA VALLEY...  
 
THE STRONG SANTA ANA WIND EVENT WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY.  
WINDS REMAIN STOUT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH NORTHEAST GUSTS OF  
50-60 MPH IN THE SANTA MONICA AND SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS ALONG WITH  
35-45 MPH GUSTS IN FAVORED VALLEYS AND COASTAL AREAS OF VENTURA AND  
LOS ANGELES COUNTIES. WINDS WILL BACK OFF THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING  
HOURS, THEN REDEVELOP AGAIN OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST  
MIDDAY ON TUESDAY, HOWEVER, GUSTS WILL REMAIN MOSTLY BELOW 50 MPH IN  
THE MOUNTAINS AND 40 MPH FOR INLAND VALLEYS. WIDESPREAD SINGLE  
DIGIT HUMIDITY TODAY WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY WITH ONLY MINIMAL  
RECOVERY TONIGHT IN THE WINDIER CORRIDORS. THE RED FLAG WARNING  
WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH 8PM TUESDAY AND LOOKS ON-TRACK TO  
EXPIRE BY TUESDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL BE CONTINUED GUSTY WINDS IN THE  
MOUNTAINS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING (25-35 MPH),  
HOWEVER, HUMIDITIES START TO RISE INTO THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S  
OVERNIGHT. IT'S POSSIBLE THAT A FEW FIRE WEATHER ZONES WILL NEED A  
RED FLAG EXTENSION, BUT WILL HOLD OFF FOR NOW.  
 
FOR THE SANTA BARBARA NORTH COUNTRY AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY  
MOUNTAINS, DRY AIR AND MARGINAL NORTHEAST WINDS WILL KEEP THE RED  
FLAG GOING THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE SLIGHTLY BETTER HUMIDITY  
RECOVER TONIGHT IN THE 30-40 PERCENT RANGE, BUT SINGLE DIGIT VALUES  
WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY.  
 
DRY OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH A  
CHANCE OF ANOTHER WEAK SANTA ANA DEVELOPING FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING. FOLLOWING THAT IT IS POSSIBLE THAT MOISTURE AND A  
FEW SHOWERS COULD WRAP BACK ACROSS LOS ANGELES COUNTY FROM THE EAST  
LATE SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
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