Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
305 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.A dry weather system moving through the region tonight 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 will exist
particularly for higher elevation locations.

CAZ216>219-263-264-279-161400-
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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-
305 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
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 55 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.

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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