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  • Red Flag Warning for Northern San Joaquin Valley County, California
  • Red Flag Warning issued September 18 at 12:51PM PDT until September 18 at 10:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, September 18, 2017 at 12:51 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, September 18, 2017 at 10 p.m.
  • ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
    EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF
    NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA...
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 278 Eastern Lassen County, Fire Zone
    450 Western Nevada Sierra Front, Fire Zone 453 West Central
    Nevada Basin and Range and Fire Zone 458 Northern Washoe
    County.
    * Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
    Locally stronger gusts to near 50 mph in wind prone areas.
    * Humidity...Falling to between 12 and 26 percent...lowest in
    the Western Nevada Basin and Range.
    * Duration...The strongest winds and lowest humidity will
    persist for about 6 to 9 hours from early Monday afternoon
    into Monday evening.
    * Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
    cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity before first
    responders can contain them.

  • Red Flag Warning for Northern San Joaquin Valley County, California
  • Red Flag Warning issued September 07 at 3:44AM PDT until September 07 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 4 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 8 p.m.
  • ...ABUNDANT LIGHTNING POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...
    A robust upper level weather system off the California coast will
    move inland today and bring the potential for scattered
    thunderstorms across the region. Abundant lightning strikes and
    gusty, erratic winds may accompany these thunderstorms. The
    combination of frequent lightning and very dry fuels will likely
    cause critical fire weather conditions.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
    FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 214, 215, 263,
    266, 268, 269, AND 279...
    * THUNDERSTORMS...Scattered thunderstorms will be possible with
    some wetting rain. Lightning may strike outside of rain cores.
    * OUTFLOW WINDS...Gusty, erratic winds are expected near any
    thunderstorms that develop, up to as strong as 40 mph.
    * TIMING...through this afternoon.
    * IMPACTS...any fires that develop from lightning strikes may
    spread rapidly.
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