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  • Red Flag Warning for San Fransisco Peninsula Coast County, California
  • Red Flag Warning issued August 06 at 9:06PM PDT until August 07 at 11:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 9:06 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, August 7, 2015 at 11 a.m.
  • ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 11 AM FRIDAY FOR THE ENTIRE
    SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY AREA FOR DRY
    THUNDERSTORMS...
    .AN UPPER LEVEL LOW NEAR THE BIG SUR COAST HAS COMBINED WITH
    SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE TO PRODUCE SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS
    SANTA CRUZ AND WESTERN MONTEREY COUNTY ON THURSDAY EVENING. THESE
    STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE TO THE NORTH AND EAST OVERNIGHT AND
    POSSIBLY IMPACT MUCH OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. INDIVIDUAL
    THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING RAPIDLY TO THE NORTH-NORTHEAST AT ABOUT
    40 MPH WHICH MEANS PRECIPITATION ACCUMULATION IS PROBABLY LIGHT.
    THUS...THERE IS A HIGH LIKELIHOOD FOR DRY LIGHTNING AND THE
    POTENTIAL FOR FIRE STARTS. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS FORECAST TO
    MOSTLY END BY FRIDAY MORNING EXCEPT PERHAPS A FEW ISOLATED
    LINGERING THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE EASTERN PART OF THE DISTRICT
    THROUGH MID MORNING.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT FRIDAY FOR
    DRY THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006... 505...506...507...
    508 AND 510...
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...505...506...507...
    508 AND 510.
    * TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY
    NIGHT...AND SHOULD END BY MID MORNING FRIDAY.
    * THUNDERSTORMS...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
    SIGNIFICANT LIGHTNING ACTIVITY WITH A HIGH LIKELIHOOD OF DRY
    LIGHTNING.
    * IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
    WINDS CAN CHANGE SUDDENLY IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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