The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warning and High Wind Event through Tuesday, October 16, 2028 at 8:00 PM. Wind gusts along the coast are expected to be 35 to 55 miles per hour with relative humidity predicted between 8% and 15%.
Red Flag warnings issued by the National Weather Service identify time periods when conditions are ideal for wildfires. During Red Flag warnings it is especially important to:
- Report any signs of smoke immediately to emergency responders. If on the Malibu campus call Public Safety at 310.506.4441. At all other locations report smoke by calling 911.
- Use caution when disposing of cigarettes and ensure that they are completely extinguished.
- Minimize any use of open flame in outdoor settings.
Pepperdine Public Safety is monitoring the situation and is prepared to respond to potential wildfires.