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  • Fire Weather Watch for Burney Basin, Eastern Shasta County County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued October 18 at 6:04AM PDT until October 20 at 5:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, October 19, 2017 at noon
  • Expires: Friday, October 20, 2017 at 5 a.m.
  • ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT FOR MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE
    COUNTIES...
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 273 Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties.
    * Winds...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph Thursday
    afternoon and night. Local gusts of 50 to 55 mph possible
    Thursday night on mid-slopes and wind prone areas.
    * Humidity...Minimum 10 to 15 percent Thursday afternoon. Poor
    recovery Thursday night with RH remaining below 35 percent
    into early Friday morning.
    * Duration...2 to 4 hours except 6 to 12 hours for mid slopes and
    wind prone locations.
    * Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
    cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity.

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