Central Sacramento Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:13 AM PDT Sep. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 5 am PDT Tuesday for
gusty winds and low humidity for portions of fire weather zones
213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 263, 264, 266, and 279...

* wind... northerly winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph
through the northern and western portions of the Sacramento
Valley and adjacent exposed foothill ridges. Strongest
foothill winds expected during overnight hours.

* Humidity... daytime humidity of 10 to 20 percent with minimal
humidity recovery overnight.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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