Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS San Francisco Bay Area, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
751 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...Gusty northerly winds will combine with very low humidity
values through Sunday morning...

.A dry system moving through will produce a combination of gusty
winds and low humidity values today and tonight. Due to these
factors and the recently long stretch of warm and dry conditions,
a very elevated fire weather risk can be expected particularly
for higher elevation locations.

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North Bay Mountains-East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range-
Santa Cruz Mountains-
Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest-
Mountains Of San Benito County And Interior Monterey County
Including Pinnacles National Park-
751 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

* WIND...Northerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with local gusts over
  50 mph. Strongest gusts will be over the North Bay Mountains
  and East Bay Hills.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 10 to 20% during the
  day. Nighttime maximum humidity readings will likely recover
  early in the night then drop to 25 to 35%.

* HIGHEST THREAT...Elevations above 1000 ft, especially in the
  North Bay Mountains and East Bay Hills.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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