Strong and gusty Santa Ana winds ... low humidity levels and high temperatures have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Red Flag Fire Warning today (Monday) for the Inland Empire, particularly in local mountains, adjoining foothills, and the Coachella Valley. Northeast Santa Ana Winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour are in the forecast ... along with 60-mile-per-hour gusts in places today. Humidity levels will drop to between 5 and 10 percent. The Red Flag warning went into effect at 3
Inland Empire communities - particulalry those near the Cranston Fire and Holy Fire burn areas - are being advised to prepare for the first major rain event in Southern California in months, expected today. More form KVCR's Ken Vincent.
What could be record-breaking heat is expected in the Inland Empire over the next couple of days. KVCR's Ken Vincent has this report on how you can best be prepared to make it through this week with minimal discomfort or danger.