URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Sunday. #ButteCounty

URGENT The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Sunday. #ButteCounty

*AFFECTED AREAS… Lake County Portion of Lake-Nappa-Sonoma RU; Southern and Eastern Mendocino NF/Southeast Edge Shasta/Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tahima/Glenn RU; E Mendocino NF; Eastern Delta; Central Sacramento Valley including Glenn / Colusa / Yuba / Northern Sutter / Butte County Below 1000 Ft; Northern San Joaquin Valley in San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Below 1000 ft – Excludes the Delta; Southern Sacramento Valley In Yolo / Sacramento / Far Western Placer / Southern Sutter and Solano County Below 1000 Ft – Excludes the Delta

Fire weather zones 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 264, and 279.

A dry weather system moving in from the north late Today will

produce a combination of gusty winds and low humidity values. Due to these factors and the recent long stretch of warm and dry conditions, a very elevated fire weather risk will exist

particularly for higher elevation locations.

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Sunday.

* WIND…North winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 45

mph. Local gusts of 50 mph will be possible over higher

elevations.

* HUMIDITY…Minimum humidity readings of 10 to 20 percent

during the day. Poor humidity recovery expected Saturday night

through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS…any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

Outdoor burning or any activity that could spark a fire 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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