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  • 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.

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