East County News Service
August 6, 2018 (San Diego’s East County) – The National Weather Service has issued a red flag alert in effect from 4 p.m. today through 9 p.m. Tuesday for all of San Diego County and much of Southern California.
“.If fire ignition occurs, conditions are favorable for very rapid fire spread including long range spotting, and extreme fire behavior which would threaten life and property,” the NWS warns.
Those conditions include strong winds, dry fuels and hot, dry weather. Triple digit heat is forecast inland.