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Wildfire threats prompts NWS to issue Red Flag Warning in Santa Barbara County

Posted at 3:01 PM, Jun 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-09 18:01:22-04

The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning Friday for the Santa Barbara County South Coast. 

A Red Flag Warning means the critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly, according to NWS. 

This warning is due to a combination of strong winds, low-relative humidity, and warm temperatures. 

The warning is in effect from 3 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Monday. 

To brush up on precautionary actions for wildfires, check Aware and Prepare and ReadySBC.