UPDATE - Friday, October 12, 12:00 PM
There were no Southern California Edison (SCE) Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) or wind-related power outages overnight in Malibu. There is no fire threat to Malibu at this time.
The National Weather Service (NWS) Red Flag Warning of dangerous fire weather conditions continues in Los Angeles and Ventura County mountains and valleys, including the Santa Monica Mountains, through Saturday evening, October 12, due to gusty Santa Ana winds and very low humidity. Northeast winds of 8 to 15 mph with gusts to 20 mph are expected through Saturday afternoon. View the NWS Weather forecast for the Malibu area.
Due to the Saddleridge Fire in the San Fernando Valley, smoke is visible in Malibu and L.A. County Public Health Dept. reports air quality is moderate, which be could unhealthy for seniors, children and people with respiratory conditions. The City is offering free respiratory masks available to the public at Malibu Bluffs Park, Michael Landon Center (PCH and Malibu Canyon Rd.) and at the Malibu Library (23519 Civic Center Way). The Library is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, and 1:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday.
The City and the LA County Fire Department will continue to monitor the situation and will provide updates as they are received. The City will post information on the website (www.MalibuCity.org), social media, Nextdoor, and the Emergency and Traffic Telephone Hotline (310-456-9982). Residents should monitor local news, including KNX AM-1070 and KBUU 99.1-FM on the radio.
Learn how to prepare for power outages.
More information about SCE’s PSPS program.