Cooling Center Confirmation & Updated Weather Report

LOX Partner Email Heat Wave 09-26-2020

National Weather Service - Los Angeles/Oxnard

Issued: 6 pm, September 26, 2020

Point of Contact: NWS Operations

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Excessive Heat likely Monday Sept. 28 through Friday Oct. 2, 2020

Fire Weather Watch in effect from 5 am to 5 pm Monday Sept. 28th for the Los Angeles and Ventura County Mountains and the Santa Clarita Valley

Increasing Fire Danger likely due to plume-dominated fire potential and very dry conditions

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Hazard Details

Southwest California - MODERATE TO HIGH Confidence

Heat and Fire Weather Impacts include: 

  • Increasing potential for heat related illness for people working outdoors and those without access to shelter and air conditioning
  • Extreme fire behavior likely with any new or existing fire Monday
  • Increasing threat of plume-dominated fire growth through Wednesday
  • Elevated to brief critical fire danger likely continuing
Details -What: A heat wave between Sunday and 
Wednesday, with Advisory level heat possible Monday becoming likely Tuesday and Wednesday. Hot and dry weather lingering into Friday. Triple digit heat being common in the warmest valley locales. Weak offshore flow Sunday, with Santa Ana winds peaking on Monday across southern California. Elevated to brief critical fire weather conditions for much of the upcoming week. Critical fire weather conditions with extreme fire behavior are likely for most of Monday. 

-When: Monday through Friday

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