Red Flag Warning
As high winds continue to blow through Southern California, the Red Flag fire warning has firefighters on high alert.
A red flag warning will be in effect across the Southland through mid-week, the National Weather Service said Monday.
Southland residents were greeted Sunday by gusty northeasterly winds that brought down branches and palm fronds at beaches, and reached tropical storm strength in some canyons.
A red flag warning remains in effect Tuesday for the mountain and valley areas of Los Angeles, Ventura and Orange counties, with forecasters saying strong winds and low humidity threaten to give rise to wildfires.
Fire departments across the Southland Monday have added extra personnel as a red flag warning was in effect until 8 p.m.
Low humidity and high winds have prompted a red flag warning Wednesday for a vast portion of Southern California.
A red flag warning has been issued for parts of the Southland Thursday due to high temperatures, low humidity and windy conditions.
High temperatures were expected again Wednesday as a heat wave blankets the Southland for the seventh straight day, though the heat might back off just a bit.
It did not take long for the heat to return on Sunday. In some areas, it never really went away.
The last week of summer is bringing the hottest temperatures of the season to the Southland.
Record-heat and dry conditions will persist in Southern California Thursday, officials said.
A brush fire has prompted the evacuation Wednesday of California State University at San Marcos.
A red flag warning remained in effect for much of the Southland Wednesday.
A red flag warning issued for most of the Southland continued to be in effect Tuesday, signifying hot temperatures and Santa Ana winds.
Record highs were expected this week as a heat wave moves into Southern California.