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  • Fire Weather Watch for Mendocino Interior County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued September 06 at 8:24AM PDT until September 07 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 5 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 11 p.m.
  • ...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WITH ABUNDANT LIGHTNING
    POSSIBLE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
    .Scattered to potentially numerous thunderstorms are expected to
    develop across a broad area of Northwest California on Thursday.
    Storms may form as early as Thursday morning and last through
    Thursday evening, and may feature abundant cloud-to-ground
    lightning strikes. While storms will likely produce wetting
    rains, some lightning will strike outside of rain cores and ignite
    very dry fuels. Some storms will become strong with gusty,
    erratic wind gusts and hail. In addition, isolated thunderstorm
    activity will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening,
    although not as numerous.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    THURSDAY EVENING...
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 201, 212, and 277.
    * THUNDERSTORMS...Scattered thunderstorms with some wetting
    rain. Strongest storms may produce frequent lightning,
    including strikes outside of rain cores. Storms are expected
    to move quickly from SE to NW.
    * OUTFLOW WINDS...Erratic gusty winds are expected near any
    storms that develop, gusting over 40 mph with the stronger
    cells.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
    are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
    Red Flag Warnings.

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