URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
North Bay Mountains - East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range - Santa Cruz Mountains - Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest - Mountains Of San Benito County And Interior Monterey CountyIncluding Pinnacles National Park
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service San Francisco CA 200 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017 ...Gusty northerly winds will combine with very low humidity values Friday evening through Sunday morning... .A dry system moving in from the north late on Friday will produce a combination of gusty winds and low humidity values. Due to these factors and the recently long stretch of warm and dry conditions, a very elevated fire weather risk can be expected particularly for higher elevation locations. CAZ507-511-512-517-518-152200- /O.UPG.KMTR.FW.A.0005.171216T0600Z-171217T1800Z/ /O.NEW.KMTR.FW.W.0009.171216T0600Z-171217T1800Z/ North Bay Mountains-East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range- Santa Cruz Mountains- Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest- Mountains Of San Benito County And Interior Monterey County Including Pinnacles National Park- 200 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST SUNDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY... The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Sunday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect. * WIND...Northerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with local gusts over 50 mph. Strongest gusts will be over the North Bay Mountains and East Bay Hills. * HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 10 to 20% during the day. Nighttime maximum humidity readings will likely recover early in the night then drop of 25 to 35%. * HIGHEST THREAT...Elevations above 1000 ft, especially the North Mountains and East Bay Hills. * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. 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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