Red Flag Warning issued September 23 at 4:30AM PDT until September 26 at 5:00AM PDT by NWS Sacramento
Central Sacramento Valley including Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Northern Sutter, Butte County Below 1000 Ft; E Mendocino NF; Eastern Delta; Eastern Portion of Shasta, Trinity NF; Lake County Portion of Lake-Nappa-Sonoma RU; Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County Line Below 1000 Ft; Northern Sierra Foothills from 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes Nevada-Yuba-Placer RU and Anador-Eldorado RU; Southern Sacramento Valley In Yolo, Sacramento, Far Western Placer, Southern Sutter and Solano County Below 1000 Ft - Excludes the Delta; Southern and Eastern Mendocino NF, Southeast Edge Shasta, Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tahima, Glenn RU
...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
.Gusty northerly or offshore winds will develop with warming and
drying conditions beginning this afternoon over the northern and
western Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills, then expand
southeastward late Sunday across portions of the Sierra Nevada
through early Tuesday morning. The combination of offshore winds
and dry airmass are expected to bring critical fire weather
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM
PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 263, 264, 266, AND 279...
The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 5 AM PDT
Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 213.Fire weather zone 215.Fire
weather zone 216.Fire weather zone 217.Fire weather zone
218.Fire weather zone 263.Fire weather zone 264.Fire weather
zone 266.Fire weather zone 279.
* WIND...Northerly winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph
through the northern and western portions of the Sacramento
Valley and adjacent exposed foothill ridges. Strongest
foothill winds expected during overnight hours.
* HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity of 12 to 20 percent with minimal
humidity recovery overnight.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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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.