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  • Red Flag Warning for Northern San Joaquin 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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  • 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.

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