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The red flag warning will go into effect Friday in LA, Ventura counties because strong winds pose a fire hazard.

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.”

No red flag warning has been issued by the San Diego Office of Weather Service, covering Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties. But officials said the weather conditions in the valleys, mountains and coastal foothills would be almost critical.

Winds of Santa Ana are forecast to reach 20-40 mph in the area, while temperatures are expected to rise and relative humidity will drop to 5-15%.

The staff is present at the moment. Working to control the annual fire., Which exploded Monday in Santa Barbara County along the Giota Coast amid strong winds. As of Wednesday afternoon, the fire had burned more than 15,400 acres, closing 101 freeways in the area and issuing several evacuation orders.

Fixed wing aircraft have been largely grounded during this firefight due to wind hazards. More than 1,300 firefighters were battling the blaze.

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