Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 8:40 AM PDT Jun. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory now in effect until 11 PM PDT Saturday...

* temperature... foothill temperatures well into the 90s to 105
degrees through Saturday. Thermal belt areas in the foothills
only cooling into the mid 70s to lower 80s for nighttime lows.

* Impacts... long outdoor exposure will increase chances for heat
related illness, especially for sensitive groups and people
without access to ac. Heat stress possible for livestock with
limited relief from the heat overnight. Area waterways running
very cold and fast, increasing risk for hypothermia and water
rescues.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. Very hot temperatures can create a situation in which
heat illness is possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives
and neighbors.



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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:12 PM PDT Jun. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT Thursday
for gusty north winds and low humidity for fire weather zones
213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 263, 264, 266, and 279...

* wind... north winds 10 to 20 mph, with locally higher gusts to
around 30 mph, spreading southward from the from the northern
Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills down the valley and
into portions of lake and Solano counties tonight and Thursday.
Decreasing winds late Thursday night and Friday.

* Humidity... poor humidity recovery tonight as low as 25-40
percent. Minimum humidity lowering into the single digits and
teens Thursday afternoon. Slight improvement Thursday night and
Friday.

* 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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