... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 am PST Sunday for
gusty winds and low humidity
for fire weather zones 216, 217,
218, 219, 263, 264, and 279...
* affected area... fire weather zones 216, 217, 218, 219, 263,
264, and 279.
* Wind... north winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
through early evening. Local gusts of 50 mph will be possible
over higher elevations. Winds will gradually decrease overnight.
* Humidity... minimum humidity readings of 10 to 25 percent by late
this afternoon. Poor humidity recovery expected tonight through
* Impacts... any fires that develop will have the potential to
spread rapidly. Outdoor burning or any activity that could
spark a fire is not recommended.
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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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:29 PM PST Dec. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service
- Citrus Heights
- El Dorado Hills
- El Macero
- Elk Grove
- Fair Oaks
- Granite Bay
- Knights Landing
- McClellan AFB
- North Highlands
- Pleasant Grove
- Rancho Cordova
- Rio Linda
- Rio Oso
- West Sacramento