The National Weather service has issued a Red Flag Warning beginning Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 3:00 AM through 8:00 PM. Winds gusts are expected up to 35 MPH beginning at 3:00 AM and diminishing by 3:00 PM.
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.