North Bay Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 9:25 AM PST Dec. 14, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 PM Friday to 10 am PST
Sunday...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM Friday to 10 am PST
Sunday.

* Timing: 10 PM Friday to 10 am Sunday

* location: elevations above 1,000 feet in the San Francisco and
Monterey Bay region.

* Winds: northerly winds of 20 to 35 mph with local gusts over 50
mph.

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.




Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 9:21 AM PST Dec. 14, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday evening through
Sunday morning for gusty winds and low humidity values for fire
weather zones 507, 511, 512, 517, and 518...

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

* Affected area... fire weather zones 507, 511, 512, 517, and
518.

* Wind... northerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with local gusts over 50
mph. Strongest gusts will be over the North Bay mountains and
East Bay hills.

* Humidity... minimum humidity readings of 5 to 20% during the day.
Nighttime maximum humidity readings of 10 to 30%.

* 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.