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  • Fire Weather Watch for Southeastern San Joaquin Valley County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued July 06 at 1:35AM PDT until July 07 at 5:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, July 6, 2018 at 5 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 5 p.m.
  • ...A Fire Weather Watch in effect late tonight into Saturday for
    Portions of the Kern County Mountains due to very low humidity,
    hot temperatures and breezy winds...
    .A ridge of high pressure will situate itself over the West Coast
    through the weekend. This pattern will provide a prolonged period
    of single digit humidity and hot temperatures across the
    mountains above 3000 feet. These conditions will persist from
    late tonight through the weekend.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM PDT EARLY THIS
    MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 295...
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 295 (The Kern County
    Mountains).
    * WIND...West to Northwest 6-10 mph across the slopes and 8-14
    mph over the ridges.
    * HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity in the single digits with poor
    overnight recovery reaching to near 20 percent.
    * THUNDERSTORMS...Minimal threat of thunderstorm activity. The
    region will remain dry during the period with occasional
    higher clouds.
    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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