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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
330 AM PDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...Red Flag Conditions Continue into Tuesday Due to Strong Wind
and Very Low Humidity...

.Strong gusty north to east wind combined with exceptionally low
humidity and dry fuels is producing critical fire weather conditions.
Wind will be strong enough to down weakened trees and power
lines. Wind speeds forecast to be lower tonight and Tuesday, but
humidity values remain very low. Extreme caution should be taken
to prevent new fire starts.

CAZ213>221-263-266>269-279-262330-
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0012.000000T0000Z-201028T0000Z/
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-
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-
Northern San Joaquin Valley in San Joaquin and Stanislaus
Counties Below 1000 ft-
Southern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Calaveras-Tuolumne Unit-Stanislaus NF West of the Sierra Crest-
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 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-Eastern Mendocino NF-
330 AM PDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
GUSTY WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 214, 215,
216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 263, 266, 267, 268, 269, AND 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 213, 214, 215, 216, 217,
  218, 219, 220, 221, 263, 266, 267, 268, 269, and 279.

* WIND...For the foothills and mountains: northeast to east wind
  15 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 60 mph. Locally stronger gusts up
  to 70 mph possible over ridges and through favored gaps and
  canyons during the morning hours.

  For the Central Valley, north wind 20 to 35 mph with gusts up
  to 50 mph, strongest on the west side of the valley.

  Strongest wind will occur today, but gusty wind persists into
  Tuesday. Combined with very low humidity, critical fire weather
  conditions expected through Tuesday afternoon.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum daytime humidity of 3 to 15 percent, Maximum
  overnight humidity generally between 15 and 40 percent, locally
  lower.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning should be avoided.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong wind, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
245 AM PDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...Strong Gusty North to East Winds into Monday Morning...

.Strong gusty winds will continue over portions of interior
northern California this morning. TThese gusty winds combined
with low humidity and dry fuels will bring extremely dangerous
fire weather conditions. Downed trees and power outages are
possible.

CAZ015>018-063-066-068-069-261800-
/O.CON.KSTO.WI.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-201026T1800Z/
Northern Sacramento Valley-Central Sacramento Valley-
Southern Sacramento Valley-Carquinez Strait and Delta-
Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County-
Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley-
Western Plumas County/Lassen Park-
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the cities of Redding, Red Bluff, Chico, Oroville,
Marysville/Yuba City, Sacramento, Fairfield/Suisun,
Alder Springs, Paradise, Chester, Quincy, and Blue Canyon
245 AM PDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...Mountains and Northeast Foothills: Northeast to east
  winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 60 mph. Locally stronger
  gusts of 70 mph or higher are possible along ridgetops,
  favored gaps and canyons. For the Valley: North winds 20 to 30
  mph with gusts up to 40 mph, mainly along and west of
  Interstate 5 and into Solano County. Locally higher gusts
  possible in the higher terrain, including the Vaca Mountains.

* WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park, West Slope Northern
  Sierra Nevada, Carquinez Strait and Delta, Southern Sacramento
  Valley and Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley Counties.

* WHEN...Until 11 AM PDT Monday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
  result.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Strong gusty winds will continue
  overnight, mainly west of Interstate 5, but may tend to
  decrease at times overnight in the Valley. However, stronger
  winds may continue in the surrounding foothills, including the
  Vaca Mountains. After sunrise, winds in the Valley may
  increase once again with strong wind gusts during the morning
  hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

$$




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