FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 263, 264, 266, 267, 268, 269, AND 279…
The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday evening through
AFFECTED AREA…The Sacramento Valley, the northern Coastal
Range, the west slopes of the northern Sierra Nevada and
adjacent foothills, and much of Shasta County.
WIND…North to East wind 10 to 20 mph with local gusts 30 to
35 mph. Wind strongest over ridges and through favorably
HUMIDITY…Widespread poor overnight humidity recoveries into
this morning as low as 18 to 35 percent. Afternoon humidity may
drop as low as 10 to 15 percent.
IMPACTS…any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.