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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA NORTH AND EAST BAY HILLS CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PERIOD

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK



 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NORTH AND EAST BAY HILLS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY REGION .

DAY ONE: TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE IN THE HILLS LATE TODAY. 
 BY LATE THIS EVENING WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS RIDGES AND PEAKS. LOCALLY STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE. 
DAY TWO: THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT AND INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL THEN DECREASE BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THESE LOCALLY STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS MAY RESULT IN DOWNED TREES AND POWER LINES AND LEAD TO POWER OUTAGES. 

WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE NORTH AND EAST BAY HILLS FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1000 FEET FROM 5 PM TUESDAY THROUGH 11 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING. 
RED FLAG WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR THE NORTH AND EAST BAY HILLS AS WELL FROM 6 PM TUESDAY THROUGH 6 PM WEDNESDAY. 

THE COMBINATION OF RECORD OR NEAR RECORD DRY FUELS ALONG WITH HOT AND DRY WEATHER WILL CREATE A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PERIOD DURING THIS 24 HOUR WINDOW. CONTINUED WARM AND DRY THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY WITH SOME COOLING BY SUNDAY. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER CONDITIONS PER STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA 533 AM PDT TUE APR 30 2013 CAZ507-511-011245- NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-EAST BAY HILLS AND DIABLO RANGE- 533 AM PDT TUE APR 30 2013 

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