- Red Flag Warning for Northern 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
* 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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