Watches, Warnings & Advisories



2 products issued by NWS for: 3 Miles NNE Yosemite CA

Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
522 AM PDT Sat Jul 13 2024

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH UPGRADED TO RED FLAG WARNING...

.A Fire Weather Watch for Fire Weather Zone 597, which is mainly
for the Tejon Pass area along I-5 and the high elevation
communities of Pine Mountain Club and Frazier Park has been
upgraded to a Red Flag Warning. Otherwise the Red Flag Warning
continues for 592<595 until Sunday at 9 PM.

CAZ592>595-132100-
/O.CON.KHNX.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-240715T0400Z/
Central Sierra-North Kings River-Sequoia Kings-Lake Isabella-
522 AM PDT Sat Jul 13 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
DRY LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 592, 593, 594, AND 595...

* AFFECTED AREA...Southern Sierra Nevada from Kern County
  through Yosemite National Park.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Erratic wind gusts 40 to 50 mph in
  thunderstorm outflow.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum daytime humidity levels as 15% or less.

* THUNDERSTORMS...20-30% chance of thunderstorms - including
  dry lightning - each afternoon from Friday through Sunday.
  Less than a 10% chance of wetting rain with these storms.
  Thunderstorm potential is the greatest in the afternoon and
  evening on Saturday and Sunday

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

* HIGHEST THREAT...Dry thunderstorms can ignite fire and create
  wind gust favorable for rapid fire spread.

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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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
1044 AM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024

CAZ323-131745-
/O.CON.KHNX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-240714T1700Z/
Yosemite NP outside of the valley-
Including the cities of Tuolumne Meadows and Wawona
1044 AM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...High temperatures 15 to 20 degrees above normal. Moderate
  to Major HeatRisk.

* WHERE...Yosemite National Park above 5000 feet.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Well above normal temperatures, even for the high
  Sierra, will make outdoor activities more likely to cause
  heat-related illnesses than folks are used to even at high
  elevation.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Impacts likely in health systems,
  heat-sensitive industries and infrastructure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of
the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and
Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in
shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat
should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency! Call 9 1 1.

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