LOS ANGELES (AP) — Red flag warnings for fire danger are posted in Los Angeles and Ventura counties as dry and gusty Santa Ana winds blow through the region.
The National Weather Service says northeasterly gusts up to 55 mph are possible Monday morning and single-digit relative humidity levels will remain widespread. Wind advisories are expected to be lifted by midday.
The Santa Anas are being generated by strong surface high pressure anchored over the Great Basin.
Temperatures are expected to be a few degrees warmer than the weekend, then cool Tuesday but head back up as more high pressure builds by week's end.
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