Weather officials said Wednesday that red flags will be issued in most parts of Los Angeles and Ventura County from Friday morning.
According to the National Weather Service, the warning will remain in effect until 8pm on Saturday, with fire conditions likely to be critical between low humidity and hot temperatures.
“It basically means dry, airy and hot,” the Los Angeles Meteorological Office said. Tweet.
The weather is expected to be mild, with strong winds blowing at speeds of 30-45 mph in most parts of the region and winds of 55 mph in some areas. Strong winds are expected to blow through Friday morning and afternoon, forecasters said.
Meanwhile, temperatures are expected to rise by the end of the week, reaching between 80 and 90 degrees in coasts and valleys, and humidity expected to hover around 6-12 percent.
If a fire breaks out, the situation will be ready to show extreme severity and spread rapidly, “which will endanger lives and property.”