Weather Alerts for SAN BERNADINO MTNS

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Wind Warning  HIGH WIND WARNING   High Wind Warning
SAN BERNADINO MTNS

Areas Affected:
Orange County Inland - San Bernardino County Mountains - San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys-The Inland Empire - Santa Ana Mountains and Foothills
Effective: Mon, 10/26 10:16pm Updated: Tue, 10/27 2:28am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 10/27 2:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 60 mph.
Strongest winds from the coastal slopes of the San Bernardino
County mountains, across the northern Inland Empire extending to
the Santa Ana Mountains and inland Orange County.
* WHERE...Inland Orange County, the Inland Empire and
surrounding coastal mountain slopes. Strongest winds below the
Cajon Pass and on the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains.
* WHEN...Until 2 PM PDT Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Visibility will be reduced at times in
dust and smoke.

Information:
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
SAN BERNADINO MTNS

Areas Affected:
Orange County Inland - Riverside County Mountains-Including The San Jacinto Ranger District Of The San Bernardino National Forest - San Bernardino County Mountains-Including The Mountain Top And Front Country Ranger Districts Of The San Bernardino National Forest - San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys - The Inland Empire - San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning - Santa Ana Mountains-Including The Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National Forest
Effective: Mon, 10/26 10:18pm Updated: Tue, 10/27 2:28am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 10/27 6:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE MOUNTAINS IN SAN
BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTIES...THE INLAND EMPIRE...SAN
GORGONIO PASS...AND INLAND ORANGE COUNTY...
* WIND...Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 60 mph.
Strongest winds from the coastal slopes of the San Bernardino
County mountains, across the northern Inland Empire extending to
the Santa Ana Mountains and inland Orange County.
* HUMIDITY...3 to 8 percent Tuesday afternoon with poor overnight
recovery.
* TIMING...Strongest and most widespread winds through this
evening. Winds not quite as strong nor widespread tonight
through Tuesday morning before diminishing Tuesday afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Due to the damaging wind gusts expected with this
event, there will be an increased risk of fire ignitions due
to downed trees and powerlines. If fire ignition occurs,
conditions will be favorable for rapid fire spread, long
range spotting, and extreme fire behavior which would
threaten life and property.

Information:
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
will likely occur. A combination of strong winds...very low
relative humidity...and critically dry fuels can contribute to
extreme fire behavior with very rapid fire spread. Use extreme
caution with potential fire ignition sources. Residents are urged
to assemble their emergency supply kit and know their evacuation
route.