UPDATED: Red Flag Warning Issued for January 18-19
UPDATE 1/18/21 11:40 AM: The Fire Weather Watch has been upgraded to a Red Flag Warning in effect from 10 p.m. January 18 to 10 p.m. January 19.
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior. Use extreme caution with potential fire ignition sources. Residents are urged to assemble their emergency supply kit and know your evacuation route.
The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch that will be in effect from late Monday evening, January 18, to Tuesday evening, January 19 due to gusty winds and moderately low relative humidity.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings. This is the time to get set with assembling your emergency supply kit and knowing your evacuation route.
For tips on making an evacuation plan and what to include in your family's emergency kit, download the L.A. County Fire Department’s “Ready! Set! Go!” Personal Wildfire Action Plan at fire.lacounty.gov/rsg
For more information about the Fire Weather Watch, visit bit.ly/30wG900