Northern San Joaquin Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 12:48 PM PDT Sep. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday evening through
Tuesday morning for wind and low humidity for fire weather zones
213, 215, 216, 217, 263, 264, and 279...

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

* Wind... north wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph, locally
higher. Strongest winds expected in the overnight and early
morning hours.

* Humidity... overnight humidity recoveries as low as 30 to 40
percent, locally in the 20s. Daytime minimum humidities below 15
percent, locally in the single digits.

* 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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