- Red Flag Warning for Burney Basin, Eastern Shasta County County, California
- Red Flag Warning issued December 20 at 3:44AM PST until December 20 at 7:00PM PST by NWS
- Effective: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 3:44 a.m.
- Expires: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7 p.m.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR MONO COUNTY SOUTH OF MONO
* This is a Particularly Dangerous Situation.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 273 Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties.
* Winds...Southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 70 mph this
morning. The winds will shift to the north early this afternoon
with speeds of 20 to 30 mph and gusts to 55 mph.
* Location and timing of strongest wind gusts...Along the 395
corridor this morning. During the afternoon the strongest winds
will shift into the Owens and Chalfant Valleys.
* Humidity...As low as 10 to 20%. Brief recovery near or above 50%
is possible late this morning.
* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity.