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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE NWS CALIFORNIA FIRE WEATHER WATCHES AND RED FLAG WARNINGS FOR LIGHTNING #CAFIRE #CAWX

FIRE WEATHER RED FLAG WARNINGS

RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213. ..214. ..215. ..263. ..266. ..268
AND 279. ..
RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND LIGHTNING FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 216. ..220. ..221. ..264. ..267 AND 269. ..
NWS CALIFORNIA FIRE WEATHER WATCHES AND RED FLAG WARNINGS 
 Location: 

EASTERN PORTION OF SHASTA/TRINITY NF - BURNEY BASIN AND NORTHEAST PLATEAU IN SHASTA COUNTY INCLUDING NORTHWEST LASSEN NF NORTH OF LASSEN NP - NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY TO SOUTHERN TEHAMA COUNTY LINE BELOW 1000 FT- SOUTHEAST EDGE SHASTA - TRINITY NF AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF TEHAMA-GLENN UNIT - NORTHERN SIERRA FOOTHILLS FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES PORTIONS OF SHASTA-TRINITY AND BUTTE UNITS -NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/S WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK- BECKWORTH PEAK)-EASTERN MENDOCINO NF - NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND EL DORADO NF/S WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST. NORTHERN MOTHERLODE FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES PORTIONS OF NEVADA-YUBA-PLACER-AMADOR AND EL DORADO UNITS

NWS Text:
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
339 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013
AZ213>215-263-266-268-279-220100-
C/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-130823T0400Z/
EASTERN PORTION OF SHASTA/TRINITY NF-
SHASTA COUNTY INCLUDING
NORTHWEST LASSEN NF NORTH OF LASSEN N
BURNEY BASIN AND NORTHEAST PLATEAU IN
P-
NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY TO SOUTHERN TEHAMA COUNTY LINE BELOW
1000 FT-SOUTHEAST EDGE SHASTA-
T. INCLUDES PORTIONS
OF SHASTA-TRINITY AND BUTTE UNIT
TRINITY NF AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF TEHAMA-GLENN UNIT- NORTHERN SIERRA FOOTHILLS FROM 1000 TO 3000 FS- NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/S WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK-
BECKWORTH PEAK)-EASTERN MENDOCINO NF- 339 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213. ..214. ..215. ..263. ..266. ..268
AND 279. ..
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 213 EASTERN PORTION OF
SHASTA/TRINITY NF...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 214 BURNEY BASIN AND
NORTHEAST PLATEAU IN SHASTA COUNTY INCLUDING NORTHWEST LASSEN
NF NORTH OF LASSEN NP...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 215 NORTHERN
1000
FT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 263 SOUTHEAST EDGE SHASTA-TRINI
SACRAMENTO VALLEY TO SOUTHERN TEHAMA COUNTY LINE BELOW TY NF AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF TEHAMA-GLENN UNIT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
NS OF SHASTA-TRINITY AND BUTTE UNITS...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 268
266 NORTHERN SIERRA FOOTHILLS FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES PORTI O NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/S WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS
AT OF SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THURSDAY
PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK- BECKWORTH PEAK) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279 EASTERN MENDOCINO NF. * TIMING...THE THR EEVENING. THE GREATEST THREAT WILL BE DURING THIS AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY MORNING. * THUNDERSTORMS...GUSTY WINDS AND LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH
ING AND SMALL HAIL ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS
AND HEAVY RAIN.
THE PERIOD. THE THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD CONTAIN AT LEAST SOME RAINFALL AND WILL BECOME WETTER WITH TIME. STRONGER STORMS MAY PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHT N * OUTFLOW WINDS...LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS OVER 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. * IMPACTS...LIGHTNING STRIKES MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS. LOCALLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS FROM THE THUNDERSTORMS MAY
ORTLY.
&&
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CAUSE FIRES WHICH DEVELOP TO SPREAD RAPIDLY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.. A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL S HWWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
339 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013
AZ216-220-221-264-267-269-220100-
C/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-130822T0600Z/
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY IN GLENN, COLUSA, YUBA, NORTHERN
SUTTER, AND BUTTE COUNTY BELOW 1000 FT-
. INCLUDES PORTIONS OF
CALAVERAS-TUOLUMNE UNIT-STANISLAUS NF W
SOUTHERN MOTHERLODE FROM 1000 TO 3000 F TEST OF THE SIERRA CREST- LAKE COUNTY PORTION OF LAKE-NAPA-SONOMA UNIT-
BA-PLACER-AMADOR AND ELDORADO UNITS-
NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING
NORTHERN MOTHERLODE FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES PORTIONS OF NEVADA-Y U THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST- 339 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND LIGHTNING FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 216. ..220. ..221. ..264. ..267 AND 269. . .
AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 216 CENTRAL SACRAMENTO
* VALLEY IN GLENN.. COLUSA.. YUBA.. NORTHERN SUTTER.. AND
RN
MOTHERLODE FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES PORTIONS OF
BUTTE COUNTY BELOW 1000 FT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220 SOUTH ECALAVERAS- TUOLUMNE UNIT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 221 STANISLAUS NF WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264 LAKE
PORTIONS OF NEVADA- YUBA-PLACER-AMADOR AND ELDORADO UNITS AN
COUNTY PORTION OF LAKE-NAPA-SONOMA UNIT.. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 267 NORTHERN MOTHERLODE FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES D FIRE WEATHER ZONE 269 NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST. * TIMING...THE THREAT OF SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST
HUNDERSTORMS SHOULD CONTAIN AT LEAST SOME
RAINFALL AND WILL
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE GREATEST THREAT WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. * THUNDERSTORMS...GUSTY WINDS AND LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE PERIOD. THE T BECOME WETTER WITH TIME. STRONGER STORMS MAY PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND SMALL HAIL ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN. * OUTFLOW WINDS...LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS OVER 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.
ONS..
RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHE
A
* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING STRIKES MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS. LOCALLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS FROM THE THUNDERSTORMS MAY CAUSE FIRES WHICH DEVELOP TO SPREAD RAPIDLY.

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
619 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO INCREASE WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY..

.AN UPPER LOW SOUTH OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY WILL BRING A THREAT OF
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AS IT BEGINS TO MOVE NORTHWARD. THUNDERSTORM
POTENTIAL INCREASES FURTHER THURSDAY ACROSS ALL DISTRICTS AS THE
UPPER LOW MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

CAZ203-204-212130-
/O.CON.KEKA.FW.A.0003.130821T1800Z-130823T0000Z/
UPPER SMITH...INLAND PORTION OF THE SMITH RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN
THE SIX RIVERS NF.-
LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH...INLAND PORTION OF THE KLAMATH RIVER
DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST AND THE UKONOM
DISTRICT OF THE KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST.-
619 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 203 AND 204. ..

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203 AND 204.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED STORMS MAY DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING. ANY STORMS THAT FORM WILL INITIALLY BE DRY WITH
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS INCREASING ON THURSDAY.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...COLLAPSING THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTS
  OVER 40 MPH. OTHERWISE WINDS WILL REMAIN GENERALLY LIGHT AND
  TERRAIN DRIVEN.

* IMPACTS...DRY FUELS ALONG WITH LIGHTNING MAY RESULT IN NEW
  FIRE STARTS EVEN WITH WET STORMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
619 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO INCREASE WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY..

.AN UPPER LOW SOUTH OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY WILL BRING A THREAT OF
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AS IT BEGINS TO MOVE NORTHWARD. THUNDERSTORM
POTENTIAL INCREASES FURTHER THURSDAY ACROSS ALL DISTRICTS AS THE
UPPER LOW MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

CAZ211-277-212130-
/O.CON.KEKA.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-130823T0000Z/
HUPA...THE HOOPA INDIAN RESERVATION AND THE LOWER PORTION OF THE
TRINITY RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST.-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
619 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 211. ..

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 211 AND 277.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL INITIALLY BE DRY WITH
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS INCREASING ON THURSDAY.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...COLLAPSING THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTS
  OVER 40 MPH. OTHERWISE WINDS WILL REMAIN GENERALLY LIGHT AND
  TERRAIN DRIVEN.

* IMPACTS...DRY FUELS ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ABUNDANT
  LIGHTNING MAY RESULT IN NEW FIRE STARTS.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

CONTINUED


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
619 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO INCREASE WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY..

.AN UPPER LOW SOUTH OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY WILL BRING A THREAT OF
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AS IT BEGINS TO MOVE NORTHWARD. THUNDERSTORM
POTENTIAL INCREASES FURTHER THURSDAY ACROSS ALL DISTRICTS AS THE
UPPER LOW MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

CAZ212-283-212130-
/O.CON.KEKA.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-130823T0000Z/
VAN DUZEN / MAD RIVER...INLAND PORTION OF THE VAN DUZEN AND MAD
RIVER DRAINAGES WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST.-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
619 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 212 AND 283. ..

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 212 AND 283.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL INITIALLY BE DRY WITH
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS INCREASING ON THURSDAY.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...COLLAPSING THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTS
  OVER 40 MPH. OTHERWISE WINDS WILL REMAIN GENERALLY LIGHT AND
  TERRAIN DRIVEN.

* IMPACTS...DRY FUELS ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ABUNDANT
  LIGHTNING MAY RESULT IN NEW FIRE STARTS.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
619 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO INCREASE WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY..

.AN UPPER LOW SOUTH OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY WILL BRING A THREAT OF
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AS IT BEGINS TO MOVE NORTHWARD. THUNDERSTORM
POTENTIAL INCREASES FURTHER THURSDAY ACROSS ALL DISTRICTS AS THE
UPPER LOW MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

CAZ276-212130-
/O.CON.KEKA.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-130822T1200Z/
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
619 AM PDT WED AUG 21 2013

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY FOR
THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 276. ..

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL INITIALLY BE DRY WITH
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS INCREASING ON THURSDAY.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...COLLAPSING THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTS
  OVER 40 MPH. OTHERWISE WINDS WILL REMAIN GENERALLY LIGHT AND
  TERRAIN DRIVEN.

* IMPACTS...DRY FUELS ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ABUNDANT
  LIGHTNING MAY RESULT IN NEW FIRE STARTS.

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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