Red flag warning

Visitors to Griffith Observatory take in the hazy Los Angeles skyline.  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Another day of red flag warnings for SoCal

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A red flag warning indicating a high risk of wildfire is in force in Southern California today because of high winds, low humidity and dry vegetation. The warning was in effect […]

01/24/2014

A red flag fire warning sign, advising hot and dry weather conditions, is posted in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Red flag warnings in effect for 4th consecutive day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A red flag warning denoting a high wildfire risk because of high winds, low humidity and bone-dry vegetation was in effect in the Greater Los Angeles area today for the fourth […]

01/16/2014

A red flag fire warning sign, advising hot and dry weather conditions, is posted in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Santa Anas keep fire weather warnings active today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Gusty Santa Ana winds battered the Southland today amid low humidity levels and rising temperatures, creating a third straight day of fire weather. A red flag warning denoting a high risk […]

01/15/2014

Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 - Downtown Los Angeles is seen in the distance through dry brush at Griffith Park. (AP Photo/Nick Ut,File)

Southland fire weather continues

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A red flag warning denoting a high wildfire risk stemming from stiff winds and single-digit humidity levels was scheduled to be in effect over much of the Southland again today as […]

01/14/2014

A red flag fire warning sign, advising hot and dry weather conditions, is posted in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Santa Ana winds raise SoCal fire danger

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Red flag warnings for fire danger are posted for much of Southern California as dry and gusty Santa Ana winds blow through the region. The National Weather Service says northeasterly gusts up to […]

01/13/2014

Fire weather watch

Fire weather remains in Southland forecast

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Moderate to strong Santa Ana winds, very low relative humidity and dry fuels will put large portions of the Southland under a Red Flag warning at the start of the week, […]

01/11/2014

Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire in Simi Valley, Calif. on Dec. 25, 2013. Strong Santa Ana winds spread the fire quickly, however, firefighters gained the upper hand in several hours after an all out assault using water dropping helicopters, engines, and hand crews. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

Warm weather increases chances of wildfires in the Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Strong winds blew across the Southland today as temperatures rose and humidity levels tumbled, creating a threat of wildfires. A red flag warning denoting a high risk of wildfire was originally […]

12/26/2013

Fire weather watch

Santa Anas bring red flag warnings in LA County

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Gusty Santa Ana winds, very low humidity, rising temperatures and dry vegetation will combine to put the Southland under the threat of wildfires beginning tonight, with forecasters saying fire conditions will […]

10/03/2013

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Fire weather continues in the Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rising temperatures and gusting winds will combine to put the Southland under the threat of wildfires beginning tomorrow night, with forecasters saying fire conditions will continue into the weekend. The National […]

10/02/2013

Brush fire erupts in Brentwood

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A home and a small area of brush are burning in the hilly Brentwood area of Los Angeles. KCAL-TV reports from a helicopter over the scene that winds are light in […]

11/12/2012

SoCal fire danger to rise Wednesday

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag warnings for fire danger Wednesday across the mountains, valleys and deserts of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Forecasters say low pressure […]

08/21/2012