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  • Red Flag Warning for North Bay Interior Valleys County, California
  • Red Flag Warning issued September 02 at 12:18PM PDT until September 02 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 12:18 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 9 p.m.
  • ...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE REGION INTO
    THE WEEKEND...ALONG WITH LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS IN THE HILLS...
    .Strong high pressure over California will continue to produce
    very hot and dry weather across the entire district through
    Saturday. After very poor humidity recoveries overnight, daytime
    relative humidity values will drop as low as the single digits
    and teens. Daytime temperatures will also once again exceed
    100 degrees across most areas and up to 110 to 115 in the hottest
    inland areas. In addition, moderate and locally gusty offshore winds
    are forecast into this evening. These weather factors will result
    in the potential for rapid fire spread in the warned area through
    at least Saturday evening.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
    FOR HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 507, 511, 512,
    517, AND 518...
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 507, 511, 512, 517, and
    518. This includes elevations above 1000 feet in the North and
    East Bay Hills, the Santa Cruz Mountains, the Diablo Range,
    the Santa Lucia Range, and the interior mountains of Monterey
    and San Benito Counties.
    * WIND...North to Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts 20 mph
    during the night and North to Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph
    with gusts 20 to 25 mph during the day.
    * HUMIDITY...Daytime relative humidity values in the single
    digits and teens. Nighttime humidity recoveries very poor
    with humidity values remaining below 30 percent for locations
    in the hills.
    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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