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
* 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
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.