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  • Fire Weather Watch for Northern San Joaquin Valley County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued June 28 at 3:48AM PDT until July 01 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, June 29, 2018 at 11 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 8 p.m.
  • ...Gusty Wind and Low Humidity Late This Week...
    .Temperatures will increase late this week as drying north winds
    develop across the region starting Friday. The combination of
    gusty winds and low humidity may result in critical fire weather
    conditions Friday into the weekend. The strongest winds are
    expected in the Sacramento Valley west of Interstate 5, extending
    into the Coastal Range. Daytime humidities will be in the single
    digits and teens with widespread moderate to poor overnight
    humidity recovery.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
    THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
    WEATHER ZONES 215, 216, 263, 264, 266, AND 279...
    * WIND...North wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
    * HUMIDITY...Afternoon minimum humidities as low as 10 percent.
    Overnight recoveries as low as 20 to 35 percent.
    * IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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  • Fire Weather Watch for Northern San Joaquin Valley County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued September 06 at 6:17AM PDT until September 07 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 2 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 8 p.m.
  • ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS
    AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING FOR
    NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST NEVADA...
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 270 Surprise Valley California, Fire
    Zone 271 Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern
    Nevada Counties, Fire Zone 272 Greater Lake Tahoe Area, Fire
    Zone 278 Eastern Lassen County, Fire Zone 450 Western Nevada
    Sierra Front and Fire Zone 458 Northern Washoe County.
    * Thunderstorms...Scattered to numerous thunderstorms will develop
    this afternoon and continue overnight into Thursday. While
    storms will be capable of heavy rain, abundant lightning and
    strikes outside the cores will be capable of starting new fires,
    especially from I-80 to the Oregon border.
    * Outflow Winds...Strong and erratic outflow winds to 40 mph are
    possible.
    * Impacts...Lightning can create new fire starts and may combine
    with strong outflow winds to cause a fire to rapidly grow in
    size and intensity before first responders can contain them.

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