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  • Red Flag Warning for Northeast Foothills, Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Red Flag Warning issued December 16 at 3:29PM PST until December 17 at 10:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 3:29 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 10 a.m.
  • ...Critical Fire Weather Conditions into Early Sunday...
    .Gusty north winds and unseasonably low humidity values continue across
    the region. Due to these factors and the recent long stretch of
    warm and dry conditions, an elevated fire weather risk will
    continue into early Sunday.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY FOR
    GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
    FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 216, 217,
    218, 219, 263, 264, AND 279...
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 216, 217, 218, 219, 263,
    264, AND 279.
    * WIND...North winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
    through early evening. Local gusts of 50 mph will be possible
    over higher elevations. Winds will gradually decrease overnight.
    * HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 10 to 25 percent by late
    this afternoon. Poor humidity recovery expected tonight through
    Sunday morning.
    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will have the potential to
    spread rapidly. Outdoor burning or any activity that could
    spark a fire is not recommended.
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