Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 500 pm PDT, Oct 10th 2019
Southern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Calaveras-Tuolumne Unit-Stanislaus NF West of the Sierra Crest-
Northern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Nevada-Yuba-Placer-Amador and ElDorado Units-
Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the
929 AM PDT Tue Oct 8 2019
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM WEDNESDAY TO 5 PM PDT
THURSDAY FOR STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
220, 221, 267, AND 269...
The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 8 PM Wednesday to 5 PM PDT
Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* AFFECTED AREA...The Northern and North Central Sierra Nevada
below 6000 feet and foothills.
* WIND...North to northeast wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts 40 to
50 mph, locally higher in canyons and over exposed ridges.
* HUMIDITY...Daytime minimum humidities mainly in the teens with
poor overnight recoveries of 25 to 35 percent Wednesday night.
* HIGHEST THREAT...The Northern and North Central Sierra Nevada
and foothills below 4000 feet.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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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