Northern Trinity Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 3:20 AM PDT Aug. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday

* Affected area... fire weather zone 283 in Trinity County.

* Thunderstorms... isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible
over much of Trinity County Tuesday afternoon and evening.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch for abundant lightning means that thunderstorms
are forecast to occur with frequent lightning that could result
in increased fire starts. Erratic gusty winds in developing
thunderstorms could result in rapid fire growth.