The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for parts of the North Bay and East Bay from late Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon because of a forecast of dry and windy conditions that pose an increased risk of wildfire danger.
The warning will be in effect from 11 p.m. Tuesday to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the interior North Bay mountains and East Bay hills and Diablo Range.
North to northeast wind gusts of 45-55 mph are expected, with the peak winds early Wednesday morning, according to the weather service, which says the wind and low humidity is a particular threat in the area of the northeast Napa Mountains.
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Napa County officials are advising people to be prepared in the event of an evacuation and has tips on emergency preparedness at readynapacounty.org.
The county has evacuation zones for different areas, and people can find out their zone by visiting community.zonehaven.com.