- Red Flag Warning for Burney Basin, Eastern Shasta County County, California
- Red Flag Warning issued November 15 at 3:48AM PST until November 15 at 7:00PM PST by NWS
- Effective: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 10 a.m.
- Expires: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7 p.m.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM PST THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
SIERRA FRONT AND EASTERN ALPINE AND MONO COUNTIES...
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 273 Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties
and Fire Zone 450 Western Nevada Sierra Front.
* Winds...South to southwest winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to
70 mph. Wind prone areas may experience wind gusts 70+ mph.
* Humidity...15-25%. Increasing later in the afternoon to 30-40%.
* Duration...Multiple hours of very strong winds will combine
with low humidity to create high fire danger.
* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity before first
responders can contain them.