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  • Fire Weather Watch for Shasta Lake Area, Northern Shasta County County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued June 21 at 4:59AM PDT until June 24 at 8:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 8 a.m.
  • ...Fire Weather Watch for portions of the Valley and Surrounding
    Foothills this Weekend...
    .Surface high pressure building into Oregon Saturday morning
    behind a passing upper-level low pressure system will result
    in dry and gusty northerly winds over portions of the northern
    Central Valley and surrounding Foothills this weekend.
    The strongest winds are forecast to be on the west side of the
    Sacramento Valley, west of Interstate 5, and into Solano County.
    This band of strong winds will also affect the foothills of the
    coastal range, including Lake County. Locally dry gusty winds are
    also possible over the Northeast Foothills of the Sacramento
    Valley as gusty downslope winds develop Saturday night.
    The combination of gusty winds and hot and dry weather conditions
    could result in critical fire weather conditions.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
    THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
    FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 263,
    264, 266, 267, AND 279...
    * AFFECTED AREAS...Portions of the Central Valley and surrounding
    foothills.
    * WIND...North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts around 30 mph.
    * HUMIDITY...Afternoon minimum humidities as low as 8-12 percent
    and areas of very poor overnight recovery.
    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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