Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1056 AM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RH VALUES THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE...IN COMBINATION WITH A
STRENGTHENING THERMAL TROUGH ACROSS INTERIOR CALIFORNIA...WILL
RESULT IN GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHWEST
CALIFORNIA. WINDS WILL DECREASE SOME TODAY...BUT INCREASE AGAIN
TONIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RH
RECOVERIES WILL OCCUR OVER DEL NORTE...EXTREME NORTHERN HUMBOLDT
AND WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTIES TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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UPPER SMITH...INLAND PORTION OF THE SMITH RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN
THE SIX RIVERS NF.-
LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH...INLAND PORTION OF THE KLAMATH RIVER
DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST AND THE UKONOM
DISTRICT OF THE KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST.-
1056 AM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 203 AND 204...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET IN FIRE WEATHER
  ZONES 203 AND 204.

* WIND...EAST-NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...20 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

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