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Low humidity elevates fire weather conditions

Relative humidity values are less than 10% across much of the Southland this afternoon. Thankfully, wind gusts should remain below 20 MPH around the Coachella Valley.

Weak Santa Ana winds are responsible for bringing the drier air into Southern California.

Dew point temperatures will remain low into Friday. Recovery will be slow through the weekend.

The air temperature will also be on the rise through the weekend, with highs in the mid and upper 90s for the first few days of October.

It's Thursday meaning the latest drought monitor has been released. There has been no change from last week's numbers. More than 45% of the Golden State is experiencing 'exceptional' drought conditions. You can find more details here.

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Haley Clawson

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