Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
400 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions This Weekend...

.Gusty north winds and unseasonably low humidity values across
the region in the wake of last night`s system. Due to these
factors and the recent long stretch of warm and dry conditions,
an elevated fire weather risk will exist.

CAZ216>219-263-264-279-170000-
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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-Carquinez Strait and Delta-
Northern San Joaquin Valley in San Joaquin and Stanislaus
Counties Below 1000 ft-Southeast Edge Shasta-
Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tehama-Glenn Unit-
Lake County Portion of Lake-Napa-Sonoma Unit-Eastern Mendocino NF-
400 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 216, 217,
218, 219, 263, 264, AND 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 216, 217, 218, 219, 263,
  264, and 279.

* WIND...North winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
  Local gusts of 50 mph will be possible over higher elevations.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 10 to 25 percent
  during the day. Poor humidity recovery expected Saturday
  night through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will have the potential to
  spread rapidly. Outdoor burning or any activity that could
  spark a fire 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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