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April 15, 2015 (San Diego's East County) -- A red flag warning is in effect from Wed. at 11 p.m. through Friday at 5 p.m. due to fire danger from high winds, low humidity and high temperatures, per the National Weather Service.  This means a fire that starts can spread rapidly, so use extra caution and report any signs of smoke.

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A different yet less approaching estimate may incorporate a Fire Weather Watch, which is issued to ready fire and land administration organizations to the likelihood that Red Flag conditions may exist past the principal gauge period (12 hours). The watch is issued for the most part 12 to 48 hours ahead of time of the normal conditions, yet can be issued up to 72 hours ahead of time if the NWS office is sensibly sure. The expression "Fire Weather Watch" is featured in the normal figure and issued as an item. That watch then stays essentially until it terminates, is wiped out, or moved up to a Red Flag Warning. click here