12/6/2017 1:55:00 PM PST

Extreme Fire Weather Beginning Tonight - December 6

Extreme fire weather conditions are expected to peak tonight through Thursday and will continue into the weekend. The San Diego National Weather Service has extended the Red Flag Warning to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 9. The Red Flag Warning has been issued due to strong gusty winds and low humidity from the mountains to the coast. Winds will be 25-35 mph with gusts to 60 mph. Isolated gusts to 90 mph are possible. More forecast information and updates are available from National Weather Service.

Visit ReadySanDiego.org to register for AlertSanDiego, the regional emergency mass notification system, and to download the SDEmergency app.

Most fires are caused by human behavior. To learn about reducing fire risk during a Red Flag Warning, visit www.readyforwildfire.org/Prevent-Wildfire.