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URGENT: 'Red Flag' warning issued for San Diego County


Last updated 10/8/2017 at Noon

SAN DIEGO - The National Weather Service issued a fire weather watch for parts of San Diego County today, as windy conditions were expected to elevate the risk of fires throughout the region this week.

Moderate to strong Santa Ana winds will bring dry and windy weather to the region beginning Sunday night and ending Tuesday, creating "critical fire weather conditions" for San Diego County valleys and coastal foothills, the NWS said.

Northeast winds of 25 to 35 miles per hour, with wind gusts of up to 55 miles per hour, were expected.

A predicted drop in humidity in mountains and inland v...

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