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  • Fire Weather Watch for San Bernadino County-Upper Colorado River Valley County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued October 26 at 10:11PM PDT until October 27 at 6:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, October 27, 2017 at 8 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, October 27, 2017 at 6 p.m.
  • .A slight push of northerly winds is expected down the Colorado
    River Valley for much of Friday in response to a shortwave moving
    through Utah. The latest guidance has shown a decrease in wind
    speeds, and reaching Red Flag criteria looks marginal at best.
    However, with a few locations in the lower Colorado River Valley
    probably reaching over 20 MPH sustained, dry fuels present and RH
    values 8-12 percent, the Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for
    zones 101, 229 and 466.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM PDT /8 AM MST/
    FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 101, 229, AND 466...
    * AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zone 101. In
    California...Fire weather zone 229. In Nevada...Fire weather
    zone 466.
    * TIMING...Winds will increase Friday morning, peak mid-day,
    then decrease during the afternoon.
    * WIND...North 20 to 25 MPH, gusts to 30 MPH.
    * HUMIDITY...Dropping to 8-12 percent in the afternoon.
    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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