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  • Red Flag Warning for Shasta County, California
  • Red Flag Warning issued September 25 at 4:43AM PDT until September 27 at 7:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, September 25, 2017 at 4:43 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7 a.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
    MORNING...
    .Gusty northerly or offshore winds over the northern and western
    Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills will redevelop again
    this afternoon and tonight into portions of the Sierra Nevada,
    continuing through early Wednesday morning. The combination of
    offshore winds and dry airmass are expected to bring critical
    fire weather conditions.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR
    GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216,
    217, 218, 220, 221, 263, 264, 266, 267, 268, 269, AND 279...
    * WIND...Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 20 to 25 mph
    through the northern and western portions of the Sacramento
    Valley and over exposed ridges and locally stronger through
    aligned canyons. Strongest foothill/mountain winds expected
    during overnight and morning hours.
    * HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity of 12 to 25 percent with the main
    concern being poor humidity recovery overnight.
    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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