West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 1:38 PM PDT Sep. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to
5 am PDT Tuesday for fire weather zones 220, 221, 267, 268, and

* wind... northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 20 to 25 mph
over exposed ridges and stronger through aligned canyons.
Strongest winds expected during overnight and morning hours.

* Humidity... daytime humidity of 12 to 25 percent with the main
concern being minimal humidity recovery overnight.

* 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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