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  • Fire Weather Watch for Shasta Lake Area, Northern Shasta County County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued September 22 at 12:13PM PDT until September 26 at 5:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 5 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 5 a.m.
  • ...POTENTIAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LATE SATURDAY
    THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...
    .Gusty northerly or offshore winds will develop with warming and
    drying conditions beginning Saturday over the northern and
    western Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills, then expand
    southeastward late Sunday across portions of the Sierra Nevada
    through Monday night. The combination of offshore winds and dry
    day and night airmass may generate critical fire weather
    conditions.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    LATE MONDAY NIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 220, 221, 267, 268, AND 269...
    The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
    Weather Watch, which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through
    late Monday night.
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 220.Fire weather zone
    221.Fire weather zone 267.Fire weather zone 268.Fire weather
    zone 269.
    * WIND...Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph
    over exposed ridges and stronger through aligned canyons.
    Strongest winds expected during overnight and morning hours.
    * HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity of 15 to 25 percent with the main
    concern being minimal humidity recovery overnight.
    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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