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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
407 AM PDT SAT JUN 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR A PORTION OF INTERIOR NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA...

.BREEZY NORTH TO EAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE
AFFECTED AREA TODAY RESULTING IN ANOTHER DAY OF VERY LOW HUMIDITY.
MINIMUM RH VALUES IN PARTS OF THE NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY WILL
LIKELY DROP TO SINGLE DIGITS. THE WINDS WILL LIKELY DROP DOWN THIS
EVENING BUT HUMIDITY RECOVERY WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY POOR. LIGHTER
WINDS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK BUT
HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN ON THE DRY SIDE.

CAZ213-215>217-263-264-266-268-279-260100-
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160626T0100Z/
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-
407 AM PDT SAT JUN 25 2016

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

* HUMIDITY...MODERATE TO POOR MORNING RECOVERY FROM 30 TO 50
  PERCENT WITH LOW HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON FROM 8-15 PERCENT.

* WIND...NORTHERLY WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH.

* HIGHEST THREAT AREA...MID TO UPPER SLOPES AND RIDGES BELOW
  4500 FEET IN SHASTA... TEHAMA... GLENN... AND PORTIONS OF
  LAKE AND BUTTE COUNTIES... AND THE WEST SIDE OF THE
  SACRAMENTO VALLEY.

* IMPACTS...EASIER FIRE STARTS AND RAPID SPREAD OF FIRE DUE TO
  DRY FUELS AND DRY NORTHERLY WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
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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