Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
300 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR MOST OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY AND
SURROUNDING TERRAIN...

.STRENGTHENING HIGH PRESSURE HAS BROUGHT A RETURN OF HOT AND DRY
WEATHER ALONG WITH BREEZY NORTH TO EAST WINDS TO THE INTERIOR OF
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA RESULTING IN INCREASED FIRE DANGER.

CAZ213-215>217-263-264-266-268-279-260100-
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160926T0100Z/
EASTERN PORTION OF SHASTA/TRINITY NF-
NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY TO SOUTHERN TEHAMA COUNTY LINE BELOW
1000 FT-
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY IN GLENN, COLUSA, YUBA, NORTHERN
SUTTER, AND BUTTE COUNTY BELOW 1000 FT-
SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY IN YOLO-
SACRAMENTO FAR WESTERN PLACER, SOUTHERN SUTTER AND SOLANO COUNTY
BELOW 1000 FT-SOUTHEAST EDGE SHASTA-
TRINITY NF AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF TEHAMA-GLENN UNIT-
LAKE COUNTY PORTION OF LAKE-NAPA-SONOMA UNIT-
NORTHERN SIERRA FOOTHILLS FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES PORTIONS
OF SHASTA-TRINITY AND BUTTE UNITS-
NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/S
WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK-
BECKWORTH PEAK)-EASTERN MENDOCINO NF-
300 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
213...215...216... 217...263...264...266...268 AND 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 213. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 215.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 216. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 217. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 263. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 266. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 268. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 15-30 MPH. STRONGEST WINDS ACROSS THE
  SIERRA WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON MINIMUM 5 TO 15 PERCENT TODAY. POOR
  OVERNIGHT RECOVERY OF ONLY 20 TO 40 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...RAPID SPREAD OF ANY FIRE STARTS LIKELY.

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.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

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