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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
330 AM PDT Thu Aug 5 2021

...Red Flag Warning For Gusty Wind And Low Humidity Through
This Evening...

.Areas of gusty wind, mainly over higher terrain and through
favorably oriented canyons, will continue today as low pressure
moves through. Combined with lower humidity will maintain areas of
elevated to critical fire weather conditions. Wind decreases this
evening, with lighter northerly wind expected Friday as
temperatures warm and humidities lower.


CAZ214-221-266-268-269-052300-
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-210806T0400Z/
Burney Basin and Northeast Plateau in Shasta County Including
Northwest Lassen NF north of Lassen NP-
Stanislaus NF West of the Sierra Crest-
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)-
Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the
Sierra Crest-
330 AM PDT Thu Aug 5 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WIND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 214, 221, 266, 268, AND
269...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 214, 221, 266, 268, and 269.

* WIND...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with local gusts up to 35 mph,
  locally higher. Strongest wind expected over higher terrain and
  through favorable oriented canyons. Wind shifts to the west
  northwest late today.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity in the single digits to teens.

* 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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