Saturday, September 19, 2009

RED FLAG WARNING - FIRE WEATHER - SF NORTH BAY / EAST BAY CAL

RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO 6 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND OFFSHORE WINDS...

INDICATIONS ARE THAT THIS WILL NOT BE A STRONG OFFSHORE WIND EVENT. HOWEVER GIVEN THE VERY DRY FUELS...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND OFFSHORE WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH...

A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PERIOD IS EXPECTED IN THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION FROM SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. BY SUNDAY EVENING A LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS. AT THE SAME TIME LITTLE OR NO RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERY IS FORECAST SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE AT LEAST THROUGH TUESDAY... ALONG WITH HOT AFTERNOONS FOLLOWED BY WARM NIGHTS WITH LITTLE OR NO RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERY.


Updated: 20:39 PDT on 2009-09-19
RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO 6 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND OFFSHORE WINDS Actual/Immediate/Severe/Observed
EAST BAY HILLS AND DIABLO RANGE-
Update sent at 20:25 PDT on 2009-09-19
RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS AND EAST BAY HILLS SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND OFFSHORE WINDS Actual/Immediate/Severe/Observed
NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-
Update sent at 20:25 PDT on 2009-09-19
EQ 4.2 Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California, Mexico - PRELIMINARY REPORTActual/Past/Unknown/Likely
12 miles (19 km) WNW of Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California, Mexico; 22 miles (36 km) SSE of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico; 25 miles (40 km) SSE of Calexico, CA; 102 miles (164 km) E of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Alert sent at 17:39 PDT on 2009-09-19
HOT AND DRY WEATHER FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NEXT WEEK Actual/Future/Unknown/Possible
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
Alert sent at 16:50 PDT on 2009-09-19
RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT TO 5 PM PDT TUESDAY Actual/Immediate/Severe/Observed
NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THESIERRA CREST-
Update sent at 16:12 PDT on 2009-09-19
A POTENT OFFSHORE WIND PATTERN SETS UP LATE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WITH HOT TEMPERATURES... LOW DAYTIME HUMIDITY AND POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY VALUES OVER THE COASTAL RANGE TO INCLUDE MUCH OF SHASTA COUNTY AS WELL AS THE WEST SLOPE OF THE NORTHERN SIERRA DOWN THROUGH PORTIONS OF THE EL DORADO NF Actual/Future/Severe/Possible
EASTERN PORTION OF SHASTA/TRINITY NF-SOUTHEAST EDGE SHASTA-TRINITY NF AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF TEHAMA-GLENN UNIT-LAKE COUNTY PORTION OF LAKE-NAPA-SONOMA UNIT-NORTHERN SIERRA FOOTHILLS FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES PORTIONSOF SHASTA-TRINITY AND BUTTE UNITS-NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/SWEST OF THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK-BECKWORTH PEAK)-EASTERN MENDOCINO NF-
Update sent at 16:12 PDT on 2009-09-19
RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT TO 5 PM PDT TUESDAY Actual/Immediate/Severe/Observed
NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THESIERRA CREST-
Alert sent at 14:48 PDT on 2009-09-19
A POTENT OFFSHORE WIND PATTERN SETS UP LATE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WITH HOT TEMPERATURES... LOW DAYTIME HUMIDITY AND POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY VALUES OVER THE COASTAL RANGE TO INCLUDE MUCH OF SHASTA COUNTY AS WELL AS THE WEST SLOPE OF THE NORTHERN SIERRA DOWN THROUGH PORTIONS OF THE EL DORADO NF Actual/Future/Severe/Possible
EASTERN PORTION OF SHASTA/TRINITY NF-SOUTHEAST EDGE SHASTA-TRINITY NF AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF TEHAMA-GLENN UNIT-LAKE COUNTY PORTION OF LAKE-NAPA-SONOMA UNIT-NORTHERN SIERRA FOOTHILLS FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES PORTIONSOF SHASTA-TRINITY AND BUTTE UNITS-NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/SWEST OF THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK-BECKWORTH PEAK)-EASTERN MENDOCINO NF-
Alert sent at 14:48 PDT on 2009-09-19
EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY FOR MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING Actual/Future/Severe/Possible
SAN FRANCISCO-COASTAL NORTH BAY... INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-NORTH BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-SAN FRANCISCO BAY SHORELINE-SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-EAST BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-EAST BAY HILLS AND DIABLO RANGE-SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS-SANTA CLARA VALLEY... INCLUDING SAN JOSE-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
Alert sent at 13:56 PDT on 2009-09-19


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