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  • Fire Weather Watch for Shasta County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued October 12 at 5:05PM PDT until October 14 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, October 14, 2017 at midnight
  • Expires: Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11 p.m.
  • ...Gusty Winds and Low Humidity late Friday night into Sunday...
    A stronger wind event will impact the area late Friday night into
    Sunday. The strongest winds winds look to occur late Friday night
    and Saturday. Winds for the valley will taper off Saturday night
    but increase once again for many mountain and foothill areas
    before tapering off on Sunday. Most critical areas of concern
    where the strongest winds are expected will be across exposed
    ridges and through wind-aligned drainages.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
    SATURDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
    263, AND 279...
    ...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR
    WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 263 AND 279...
    The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
    Weather Watch, which is in effect from late Friday night through
    Saturday evening.
    The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
    Weather Watch, which is in effect from late Friday night through
    Saturday evening.
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 213. Fire weather zone 215.
    Fire weather zone 216. Fire weather zone 217. Fire weather
    zone 218.
    * WIND...Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
    * HUMIDITY...Poor overnight recovery between 25 to 40 percent and
    as low as 9 to 15 percent on Saturday.
    * HIGHEST THREAT...Most critical areas of concern are along the
    western half of the Sacramento Valley, and surrounding
    foothills.
    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly,
    especially over elevated terrain. Outdoor burning is not
    recommended.
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