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Wildfire Danger Continues in Southern California

High pressure building into the Western U.S. will create strong offshore winds in southern California. Temperatures in this region are unseasonably hot, and conditions are dry. The combination of these strong winds and dry conditions will bring fire danger to portions of southern California. Red Flag Warnings are in effect here. Any new fires in this region could quickly grow out of control. Read More >

A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the Kern County mountains through Tuesday afternoon. A combination of low minimum relative humidity values and breezy winds will create critical fire weather conditions. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Continue to monitor the forecast for the latest information.


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On April 19th, 2017, all Western Region (WR) NWS Weather Forecaast Offices (WFOs), and Center Weather Service Units (CWSUs)  migrated to a new layout on the front page of their web home pages. This change is in response to a required web infrastructure consolidation. The change will provide office-to-office consistency because the layout of the home page will be set across the Region. But where will everything be on this new site? We try to answer these and any other questions you may have about our new site here.