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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
1213 PM PDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...POTENTIAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LATE SATURDAY
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.Gusty northerly or offshore winds will develop with warming and
drying conditions beginning Saturday over the northern and
western Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills, then expand
southeastward late Sunday across portions of the Sierra Nevada
through Monday night. The combination of offshore winds and dry
day and night airmass may generate critical fire weather
conditions.

CAZ213-215>218-263-264-266-279-230315-
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.A.0007.170923T2100Z-170926T1200Z/
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-Carquinez Strait and Delta-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-Eastern Mendocino NF-
1213 PM PDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 263, 264, 266, AND
279...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through
late Monday night.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 213.Fire weather zone
  215.Fire weather zone 216.Fire weather zone 217.Fire weather
  zone 218.Fire weather zone 263.Fire weather zone 264.Fire
  weather zone 266.Fire weather zone 279.

* WIND...Northerly winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph
  through the northern and western portions of the Sacramento
  Valley and adjacent exposed foothill ridges. Strongest foothill
  winds expected during overnight hours.

* HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity of 12 to 20 percent with minimal
  humidity recovery overnight.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

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$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
1213 PM PDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...POTENTIAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LATE SATURDAY
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.Gusty northerly or offshore winds will develop with warming and
drying conditions beginning Saturday over the northern and
western Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills, then expand
southeastward late Sunday across portions of the Sierra Nevada
through Monday night. The combination of offshore winds and dry
day and night airmass may generate critical fire weather
conditions.

CAZ220-221-267>269-230315-
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.A.0007.170925T0000Z-170926T1200Z/
Southern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Calaveras-Tuolumne Unit-Stanislaus NF West of the Sierra Crest-
Northern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Nevada-Yuba-Placer-Amador and ElDorado 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)-
Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the
Sierra Crest-
1213 PM PDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 220, 221, 267, 268, AND 269...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through
late Monday night.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 220.Fire weather zone
  221.Fire weather zone 267.Fire weather zone 268.Fire weather
  zone 269.

* WIND...Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph
  over exposed ridges and stronger through aligned canyons.
  Strongest winds expected during overnight and morning hours.

* HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity of 15 to 25 percent with the main
  concern being minimal humidity recovery overnight.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

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www.twitter.com/nwssacramento

$$
JClapp

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
852 PM PDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...Fire Weather Watch for the North Bay Hills...

.A warming and drying trend will start Saturday afternoon and
continue at least through Monday. In addition to the warm
temperatures there will be lowering humidity values and periods
of gusty northeast winds across the North Bay hills, especially
across the Napa county hills and the hills of northern Sonoma
County.

CAZ507-231300-
/O.CON.KMTR.FW.A.0001.170923T2100Z-170926T0400Z/
North Bay Mountains-
852 PM PDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 507...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 507. The North Bay Hills
  above 1000 feet in elevation.

* WIND...Northeast Winds 10 to 20 mph...gusts 25 mph. Strongest
  overnight and morning hours.

* HUMIDITY...Lowering to around 15 percent afternoons with poor
  recovery less than 30 percent overnight.

* HIGHEST THREAT...is located over the Napa hills and around
  Mount Saint Helena where winds will be strongest and humidity
  lowest. Downed powerlines in remote areas will likely cause
  new fire starts.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

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