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  • Fire Weather Warning

    Marin, CA

    North Bay Mountains-East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range-
    745 AM PDT Fri Jun 22 2018

    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 8 PM PDT
    SUNDAY FOR GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
    HUMIDITY FOR THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS AND EAST BAY HILLS...

    The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Red
    Flag Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM Saturday to 8 PM PDT
    Sunday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

    * WIND...Northerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
    Isolated highest terrain could see locally higher winds.

    * HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 10 to 20% will be common
    during the day, with the driest locations dropping into the
    single digit range during the warmest, driest, windiest times of
    the day. Overnight humidity recoveries will be poor and less
    than 30%.

    * HIGHEST THREAT...Elevations above 1000 feet, especially in
    the extreme northern and eastern portions of the North Bay
    Mountains and East Bay Hills

    * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning or other activities that may lead to fire
    creation 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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