Issued at: 9:53 PM PST on November 22, 2014, expires at: 6:00 AM PST on November 23, 2014
...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 am PST Sunday...
- winds and timing...through and below passes and canyons...
northerly winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 40 to 50 mph will
continue through about daybreak on Sunday. Isolated gusts to 60
mph are possible in the hills above Montecito.
- Impacts...major roadways that could be affected include
highways 101...154...and 192...especially near Gaviota...San
Marcos Pass...and below the hills of Montecito.
When driving...use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
Fire Weather Warning:
Issued at: 1:15 PM PST on November 22, 2014, expires at: 10:00 AM PST on November 23, 2014
...Red flag warning in effect from midnight tonight to 10 am PST
Sunday for gusty winds and low relative humidity over the
Santa Barbara County mountains and South Coast...
The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
red flag warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity...which
is in effect from midnight tonight to 10 am PST Sunday.
- Winds...areas of north to northeast winds 20 to 40 mph with
gusts to 60 mph. Strongest through and below the Santa Ynez
range. Gusty winds will begin this afternoon...peaking this
evening across the western portion of the Santa Ynez range and
between midnight and 6 am in the Montecito area.
- Relative humidity...humidities will start out above critical
levels through the evening...then drop to between 15 and 20
percent across higher elevations by around midnight and after 3
am across the lower coastal slopes.
- Temperatures...overnight temperatures in the 60s to lower 70s.
- Impacts...rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior is
possible if fire ignition occurs.
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 will
create extreme fire behavior. Please advise the appropriate
officials or fire crews in the field of this red flag warning.