A Red Flag warning Tuesday prompted local fire agencies to increase staffing in fire-prone areas ahead of anticipated winds and low humidity levels across the Southland.
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.
Southern California added the threat of fires and flooding to its misery on Thursday as forecasters predicted continued hot, muggy weather coupled with the chance of thunderstorms.
The National Weather Service has extended a red flag warning for Southern California mountain areas through Sunday at 3 p.m.
Southern California is in for a blast of winter-like weather. The National Weather Service says a strong, late-season cold front will sweep across the area overnight and through Tuesday, producing gusty winds across the mountains and in the high-desert Antelope Valley.
California is in for another round of cold, wet, snowy and blustery weather. The National Weather Service says a storm moving down into the state Tuesday is being fueled by a plume of subtropical moisture from north of Hawaii combined with low pressure over the Northeast Pacific.
For a second straight day, Southern California was hit by a storm that brought strong winds, periods of intense rain and snow to higher elevations.