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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
851 PM PDT MON AUG 21 2017

PZZ475-221200-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-170822T1200Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
851 PM PDT MON AUG 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
TUESDAY...

* WINDS...N 10 TO 15 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 20 KT.

* WAVES...N 6 TO 9 FT AT AROUND 7 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
306 PM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...Fire Weather Watch for abundant lightning Tuesday...

.Low pressure off the California coast will spread moisture
northward over interior northern California on Tuesday. This
will lead to an increase in thunderstorm activity and possible
fire starts over the northern mountains and possibly the northern
Sacramento Valley Tuesday afternoon and evening.


CAZ213>215-263-266-268-279-221800-
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.A.0004.170822T1900Z-170823T0700Z/
Eastern Portion of Shasta/Trinity NF-
Burney Basin and Northeast Plateau in Shasta County Including
Northwest Lassen NF north of Lassen NP-
Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County Line Below
1000 Ft-Southeast Edge Shasta-
Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tehama-Glenn 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-
306 PM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 213, 214, 215, 263, 266, 268, AND 279...

* WIND...South valley winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 15 mph.
  Terrain driven winds in the mountains 5 to 10 mph with gusts
  up to 15 mph. Erratic gusty winds likely in developing
  thunderstorms.

* HUMIDITY...Afternoon minimum humidities between 20 and 30
  percent.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Developing afternoon storms Tuesday have the
  potential for increasing fire starts due to anticipated
  abundant lightning.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch for abundant lightning means that
thunderstorms are forecast to occur with frequent lightning that
could result in increased fire starts. Erratic gusty winds in
developing thunderstorms could result in rapid fire growth.
Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

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Air Quality Alert


CAC019-039-043-047-232200-
Fresno-Madera-Mariposa-Merced-

Air Quality Alert Message
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
relayed by the National Weather Service - Hanford CA
251 PM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

The Air Quality Alert that was issued by the San Joaquin Valley
Air Pollution Control District for Merced county, Madera county
and Fresno county remains in effect through Wednesday.

The Air Quality Alert that was issued by the Mariposa county
Air Pollution Control District for Mariposa county has been
extended through Wednesday. This alert specifically applies
to the area in and around Wawona.

Smoke from the South Fork wildfire will continue to impact the
above referenced counties through midweek.

Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health problems,
aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and acute
bronchitis, and increase risk of respiratory infections.

Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant.
People with heart or lung diseases should follow their doctors
advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions
dictate.

For additional information, go to www.valleyair.org or call your
local San Joaquin Valley Air District office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000

For additional information in Mariposa County, go to
http://www.mariposacounty.org/index.aspx?nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Eureka CA
226 PM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

CAZ111-222130-
Northeastern Mendocino Interior-
226 PM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for northwest California.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

A slight chance of thunderstorms exists this afternoon and evening
over northeastern Mendocino County.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Scattered thunderstorms are possible Tuesday afternoon and evening
over northeastern Mendocino County.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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