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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 12:13 PM PDT Sep. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through
late Monday night for gusty winds and low humidity for portions of
fire weather zones 220, 221, 267, 268, and 269...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through
late Monday night.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 220.Fire weather zone
221.Fire weather zone 267.Fire weather zone 268.Fire weather
zone 269.

* Wind... northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph
over exposed ridges and stronger through aligned canyons.
Strongest winds expected during overnight and morning hours.

* Humidity... daytime humidity of 15 to 25 percent with the main
concern being minimal humidity recovery overnight.

* 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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