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 60 mph are possible Monday in the San Gabriel and Santa Monica mountains. A high-wind warning is in effect until noon Wednesday.
Drivers are urged to use caution navigating mountain passes.
A red flag warning denoting a risk of wildfire will be in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday in mountains and forests, most valley areas and the Los Angeles coastal zone.
The Santa Anas are being generated by strong surface high pressure anchored over the Great Basin.
Temperatures are expected to be mostly in the 60s and 70s, with some areas topping out in the low 80s.
Comments are moderated by SDDT, in accordance with the SDDT Comment Policy, and may not appear on this commentary until they have been reviewed and deemed appropriate for posting. Also, due to the volume of comments we receive, not all comments will be posted.
SDDT Comment Policy: SDDT encourages you to add a comment to this discussion. You may not post any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate the law. All comments should be relevant to the topic and remain respectful of other authors and commenters. You are solely responsible for your own comments, the consequences of posting those comments, and the consequences of any reliance by you on the comments of others. By submitting your comment, you hereby give SDDT the right, but not the obligation, to post, air, edit, exhibit, telecast, cablecast, webcast, re-use, publish, reproduce, use, license, print, distribute or otherwise use your comment(s) and accompanying personal identifying and other information you provide via all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity. SDDT Privacy Statement.
All contents herein copyright San Diego Source ® 1994-2015