Weather Warnings

Marine layer persists, but forecasters warn of fire danger at high elevations

Most Angelenos woke up Sunday to cloudy skies and maybe even a slight drizzle.

But residents who live in mountain communities, where its hotter and drier with gusty winds, are being cautioned that these conditions bring an increased threat of fire danger.  

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for Los Angeles County’s mountain communities until 8 p.m. Sunday evening.

Forecasters expect winds in these areas to gust up to 35 mph Sunday afternoon and evening; humidity will range between 10% to 20%.  

“If you’re above 4,000 feet, you’re above the level of the marine layer,” said NWS meteorologist David Sweet....

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