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  • Red Flag Warning for Shasta County, California
  • Red Flag Warning issued October 11 at 3:35PM PDT until October 12 at 5:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 3:35 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 5 p.m.
  • ...Gusty Winds and Low Humidity into Thursday...
    .Critical fire weather conditions over interior Northern
    California will continue into Thursday. Although the wind will
    not be as strong as Sunday and Sunday night, the dry northerly
    winds could rapidly spread current and new wildfire activity.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
    ...Minor Fluctuations on the Lower Sacramento River System....FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 264, AND
    279...
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 213. Fire weather zone 215.
    Fire weather zone 216. Fire weather zone 217. Fire weather zone
    218. Fire weather zone 219. Fire weather zone 263. Fire weather
    zone 264. Fire weather zone 279.
    * WIND...North to Northeast 10 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 40
    mph.
    * HUMIDITY...Poor overnight recovery between 30 to 35 percent west
    side of the Sacramento Valley and surrounding foothills, and as
    low as 8 to 12 percent on Thursday.
    * 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 overnight. Outdoor burning
    is not recommended.
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