12/23/2020 07:00 AM PST

Red Flag Warning issued today, 12/23/20, at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, 12/24/20, at 12:00 p.m.

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from today at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday at 12:00 p.m. The Red Flag Warning has been issued due to strong gusty winds, low humidity, and is in effect for the inland valleys and mountains of San Diego County.

Any fires that develop will spread rapidly with extreme fire behavior, threatening life and property. Be prepared to evacuate if needed. Be sure your cell phone is registered with AlertSanDiego, the county’s regional notification system to receive the warnings directly to your mobile phone. People may also register their VoIP phone numbers or emails as well.

The strongest winds are expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning with gusts up to 55 mph in the windier locations. The lowest daytime humidity will be 7 to 12 percent. More forecast information and updates are available from the National Weather Service.

For information and updates on potential power outages, please visit www.sdge.com/Ready