Southern California braced for yet another day of hot and dry conditions amid a weekend plagued by extreme fire danger.
Southern California is expected to experience another day of strong and possibly damaging Santa Ana winds.
Southern California fire officials have increased staffing levels because of a red flag warning announced for areas in Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
A red flag warning for most of Southern California remains in effect Saturday as a result of strong winds, low humidity and dry brush.
Powerful Santa Ana winds have died down across Southern California, and forecasters say a new weather system from the west could bring some relief from bone-dry conditions.
High wind and red fag warnings are now in effect until Sunday afternoon because of low humidity and expected strong gusts.
Weak off-shore flow will remain in place through the middle of the week. Another disturbance is moving through and will set up another wind event.