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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
330 AM PDT Mon Sep 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT ACROSS PORTIONS OF INTERIOR NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA TODAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

.Building high pressure will result in gusty north to east wind
developing today and persisting into Wednesday. Combined with
warming temperatures and lowering humidity, this will result in
critical fire weather conditions across portions of Interior
Northern California.

CAZ213-215>218-263-264-279-232300-
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0005.190923T2000Z-190925T1800Z/
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-Eastern Mendocino NF-
330 AM PDT Mon Sep 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 AM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 263, 264, AND 279...

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

* WIND...North wind 10 to 25 mph with local gusts 30 to 40 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity in the 10 to 20 percent range
  with poor overnight recoveries of 30 to 40 percent, locally
  lower.

* HIGHEST THREAT...Western portions of the Sacramento Valley,
  and adjacent foothills, where highest wind gusts and lowest
  humidity are expected.

* 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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