The National Fire Weather Service has reported periods of offshore gusts up to 45mph in the mountains of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, including the Santa Monica range, between midnight last night through Friday morning. Humidities at the peak of this wind event are expected to be in the 14 to 20 percent range overall. Periods of critical fire weather conditions are expected during this period, but durations are not expected to be sufficient for red flag warnings.
Power has been restored to most parts of the Malibu campus. Southern California Edison is continuing their work to permanently remedy the situation.
As of 4:05 p.m., the Malibu campus has experienced an unplanned power outage. Southern California Edison is on site responding and it is unknown at this time as to when power will be restored. We will post further updates as information becomes available.