East County WIldfire and Emergency Alerts
November 22, 2017 (San Diego's East County) -- Elevated fire conditions are forecast for today, continuing on Thanksgiving. While conditions should cool over the weekend, fire danger returns Monday due to extremely hot, dry conditions and Santa Ana winds, the National Weather Service predicts.
Already this Thanksgiving week, many places in San Diego County have experienced record-breaking temperatures for the season. Highs reached into the 90s in El Cajon, Ramona, Escondido and other local communities.
Expect strong southwesterly winds in the mountains and deserts, with critical fire weather likely by Tuesday and Wednesday. So please use caution to avoid sparking a brush fire.
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