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Wind Advisory
Issued: 8:04 PM PDT Oct. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 2 PM PDT Wednesday...

* winds... northeast winds increasing to 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
60 mph. Localized wind gusts to near 70 mph possible in
locations such as Sill Hill and Freemont canyon. Winds not as
strong nor widespread Tuesday night into Wednesday with
northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Impacts... hazardous travel for high profile vehicles. Watch
for broken tree limbs.

* Outlook... weaker winds for Thursday and Friday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.


Gregoria



Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 8:23 PM PDT Oct. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM PDT Wednesday
for strong gusty winds and low humidity...

* wind... northeast winds increasing to 25 to 35 mph with gusts of
40 to 60 mph. Localized gusts near 70 mph at wind-prone
locations such as Sill Hill and Freemont canyon. Winds will not
be quite as strong nor widespread for Tuesday night into
Wednesday morning with areas of northeast winds 15 to 25 mph
with gusts to 45 mph.

* Humidity... lowest daytime humidity around 5 percent with
poorest overnight recovery near the coastal foothills. Lowest
daytime humidity Wednesday of 5 to 10 percent.

* Timing... the most extreme combination of heat... low
humidity... and wind will be on Tuesday. Then not quite as hot
for Wednesday with a slight recovery in humidity and with winds
more localized and not quite as strong.

* Outlook... weaker winds are expected for Thursday and Friday
with slow cooling spreading inland and with a gradual
recovery of humidity.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly...
especially overnight through Tuesday. Outdoor burning is not
recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


Gregoria


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