Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

News

Red Flag Warning Extended, Round 5

Before you read more...
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your tax-deductible financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.
5b2c5dba4488b30009281b25-original.jpg

Twice in the past 24 hours has the National Weather Service extended the current Red Flag Warning. Yesterday afternoon, it was pushed until tonight and then shortly after 9:00 a.m., the agency said the low single-digit humidity is persisting, therefore, the warning is in effect until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night. "A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are occurring," they explain. "A combination of low relative humidity, very warm temperatures and critical fuels will create explosive fire growth potential."