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  • Red Flag Warning for Northern San Joaquin Valley County, California
  • Red Flag Warning issued October 15 at 3:46AM PDT until October 15 at 8:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 3:46 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 8 a.m.
  • ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT THIS MORNING
    FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213,
    221, 263, 264, 266, 267, 268, 269, AND 279...
    * WIND...North to east 15 to 20 mph with local gusts 30 mph.
    * HUMIDITY...Poor overnight recovery over ridges with RH 20 to
    30 percent tonight.
    * HIGHEST THREAT...Most critical areas of concern across
    exposed ridges and through wind-aligned drainages during
    overnight and morning hours.
    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly,
    especially over elevated terrain. Dry, gusty winds could
    increase fire behavior on current wildfire activity. Outdoor
    burning 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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