Santa Ana winds are expected to bring summer-like temperatures over the next few days, with the possibility of record-breaking highs on Wednesday.
But the weather that will elicit pangs of jealousy from those living in cold climates also will bring potential danger. The high winds, low humidity, built-up stores of dry fuel and lack of rain led the National Weather Service on Saturday to call a red-flag warning for portions of Southern California, meaning critical fire weather is expected.
The red-flag warning starts Monday at 3 a.m. and will run until 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Although normal seasonal rainfall for this time of year is 5.45 inches in downtown Los Angeles, the city has received less than an inch, said weather specialist Stuart Seto.
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