Red Flag Warning from 10/11/2021 5:00 AM to 10/12/2021 5:00 PM PDT for Monterey County. More information: https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=62572650
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”
What’s this? “Outdoor burning is not recommended”? Why not “not permitted” or “illegal?”
Thank-you, Kate. This very long potential fire season does grate on the nerves.
Time to be extra careful with activities!!!