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  • Fire Weather Watch for Southern Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued December 14 at 2:17PM PST until December 17 at 10:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 10 a.m.
  • ...Potentially Critical Fire Weather Conditions This Weekend...
    .A dry weather system moving in from the north late on Friday
    will produce a combination of gusty winds and low humidity values.
    Due to these factors and the recent long stretch of warm and dry
    conditions, a very elevated fire weather risk can be expected
    particularly for higher elevation locations.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
    SUNDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
    ZONES 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 264, AND 279...
    The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
    Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday evening through
    Sunday morning.
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 264,
    and 279.
    * WIND...North winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 45 mph.
    Local gusts of 50 mph will be possible over higher elevations.
    * HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 10 to 20 percent during
    the day. Poor humidity recovery expected Saturday night through
    Sunday morning.
    * IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning or any activity that could spark a fire is not
    recommended.
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  • Fire Weather Watch for Southern Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued December 14 at 2:17PM PST until December 17 at 10:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 10 a.m.
  • ...Potentially Critical Fire Weather Conditions This Weekend...
    .A dry weather system moving in from the north late on Friday
    will produce a combination of gusty winds and low humidity values.
    Due to these factors and the recent long stretch of warm and dry
    conditions, a very elevated fire weather risk can be expected
    particularly for higher elevation locations.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
    SUNDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
    ZONES 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 264, AND 279...
    The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
    Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday evening through
    Sunday morning.
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 264,
    and 279.
    * WIND...North winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 45 mph.
    Local gusts of 50 mph will be possible over higher elevations.
    * HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 10 to 20 percent during
    the day. Poor humidity recovery expected Saturday night through
    Sunday morning.
    * IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning or any activity that could spark a fire is not
    recommended.
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  • Fire Weather Watch for Southern Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued December 14 at 2:17PM PST until December 17 at 10:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 10 a.m.
  • ...Potentially Critical Fire Weather Conditions This Weekend...
    .A dry weather system moving in from the north late on Friday
    will produce a combination of gusty winds and low humidity values.
    Due to these factors and the recent long stretch of warm and dry
    conditions, a very elevated fire weather risk can be expected
    particularly for higher elevation locations.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
    SUNDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
    ZONES 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 264, AND 279...
    The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
    Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday evening through
    Sunday morning.
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 264,
    and 279.
    * WIND...North winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 45 mph.
    Local gusts of 50 mph will be possible over higher elevations.
    * HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 10 to 20 percent during
    the day. Poor humidity recovery expected Saturday night through
    Sunday morning.
    * IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning or any activity that could spark a fire is not
    recommended.
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  • Fire Weather Watch for Southern Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued October 12 at 5:10PM PDT until October 15 at 12:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, October 14, 2017 at midnight
  • Expires: Sunday, October 15, 2017 at noon
  • ...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 REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
    THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING FOR WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
    ZONES 221, 264, 266, 268 AND 269...
    * AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 266. Fire weather zone 268.
    * WIND...Northeast 15 to 30 mph with local gusts 35 to 45 mph.
    * HUMIDITY...Poor overnight recovery as low as 25 to 35 percent
    ridges, and as low as 10 to 15 percent on Saturday.
    * HIGHEST THREAT...Most critical areas of concern across
    exposed ridges and through wind-aligned drainages during
    overnight and morning hours.
    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly,
    especially over elevated terrain. Outdoor burning is not
    recommended.
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