Fire Weather Alert, 12/15/17

 

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New event: Fire Weather Watch for 93920

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

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES FOR FIRE

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday evening through
Sunday morning.

* 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 and the Monterey Bay Region.

* HUMIDITY…Minimum humidity readings of 5 to 20% during the day.
Nighttime maximum humidity readings of 10 to 30%.

* IMPACTS…any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.

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~ by bigsurkate on December 15, 2017.

One Response to “Fire Weather Alert, 12/15/17”

  1. Why is it that outdoor burning is not “recommended”. Why is it not illegal considering the possibility of fire? Barbara

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