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Red-flag warning issued for much of Southern California as temperatures rise

The National Weather Service has issued a red-flag fire weather warning for much of Southern California amid gusty winds and rising temperatures.
The warning was set to begin at 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27 and continue through 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29 in the Santa Monica Mountains area, Los Angeles County mountains, Angeles National Forest and the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys.
It was set to run from 7 p.m. Saturday to 4 p.m. Monday for inland Orange County, and the valleys and mountains of San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego counties.
An alert posted Saturday by the National Weather Service
The warning comes as unseasonably warm temperatures and hot, dry winds pick up this weekend and continue into next week.
Coastal regions could see gusts up to 30 mph, while inland regions are expected to see gusts up to 50 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
Some areas could see record-breaking highs and temperatures up to 20 degrees warmer than average. Riverside was expected to see a high of 83 degrees on Sunday, while Anaheim could see a high of 87 degrees.
Woodland Hills could see a high of 89 – three degrees higher than the record set in 1984, while Long Beach could tie its record of 88 degrees set in 1976.
Authorities reminded residents to stay vigilant during the high-risk weather.
A high temperature chart posted by the National Weather Service on Saturday.
Source: Oc Register

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