Red Flag Warnings Issued For Parts Of Southern California

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A red flag warning remained in effect Monday for almost all of Los Angeles County due to strong wind gusts, high heat, low humidity and extremely dry vegetation.

According to the National Weather Service, the warning will be in force until 3 p.m. in the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and San Gabriel valleys, both the San Gabriel and Santa Monica Mountains, the Angeles National Forest, beach cities, metropolitan Los Angeles and the Hollywood Hills.

Warnings are also in force in Ventura County.

Forecasters said winds will blow through the warning areas with gusts between 15 and 30 miles per hour.

The humidity level will be between 5 and 15 percent, and the vegetation will remain bone dry.

Temperatures will reach triple digits in some areas of the Southland.

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