4/18/2013 10:00 AM PDT

Red Flag Warning

Gusty offshore winds and low humidities are expected in the mountains and valleys from 9 a.m. today through Friday evening , the National Weather Service says. A Red Flag Warning in the mountains and a Fire Weather Watch in the mountains and inland valleys will be in effect for that period. Winds are expected to diminish later this afternoon and evening but increase again Friday morning. More forecast information is available from the National Weather Service.