Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1204 AM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

...GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND POOR RH RECOVERIES TONIGHT...

DRY AND GUSTY EASTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE HIGH
ELEVATIONS OF DEL NORTE...NORTHEAST HUMBOLDT...AND FAR WESTERN
SISKIYOU COUNTIES TONIGHT.

CAZ203-204-251800-
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UPPER SMITH-LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH-
1204 AM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM THIS MORNING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203 AND
204...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 203 AND 204 ABOVE 2500 FEET.

* WIND...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 MPH
  ON THE HIGHEST PEAKS.

* HUMIDITY...MAXIMUM OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY WILL BE 25 TO 40
  PERCENT.

* 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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