Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning from 10/11/2021 5:00 AM to 10/12/2021 5:00 PM PDT for Monterey County. More information:

The US National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area/Monterey California has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty north to northeast winds and low humidity, which is in effect from 5 AM Monday to 5 PM PDT Tuesday.

AFFECTED AREA: Santa Lucia Mountains, Los Padres National Forest, Pinnacles National Park, Mountains Of San Benito County And Interior Monterey County.

DESCRIPTION: 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.

IMPACTS: Any fire starts would likely see rapid spread due to dry fuels, low humidity and gusty winds. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

4 thoughts on “Red Flag Warning

  1. What’s this? “Outdoor burning is not recommended”? Why not “not permitted” or “illegal?”

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