Firefighters Brace For Strong Santa Ana Winds
Monday, December 10, 2012
Emergency officials are bracing for dangerous fire conditions across San Diego County today as strong Santa Ana winds blow into the region.
Special Feature Red Flag Warning For San Diego County
A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create explosive fire growth potential,'' according to an advisory from the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for the inland and mountain areas of the county from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. During that time strong offshore winds gusting 15 to 25 miles per hour, with gusts up to 45 mph are forecast, with humidity levels below 10 percent.