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Be Alert Yuba City
Saturday September 23rd, 2017 :: 04:33 a.m. PDT

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Red Flag Warning until 05:00AM Tuesday

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING... .Gusty northerly or offshore winds will develop with warming and drying conditions beginning this afternoon over the northern and western Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills, then expand southeastward late Sunday across portions of the Sierra Nevada through early Tuesday morning. The combination of offshore winds and dry airmass are expected to bring critical fire weather conditions. ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 263, 264, 266, AND 279... The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 5 AM PDT Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 213.Fire weather zone 215.Fire weather zone 216.Fire weather zone 217.Fire weather zone 218.Fire weather zone 263.Fire weather zone 264.Fire weather zone 266.Fire weather zone 279.

* WIND...Northerly winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph through the northern and western portions of the Sacramento Valley and adjacent exposed foothill ridges. Strongest foothill winds expected during overnight hours.

* HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity of 12 to 20 percent with minimal humidity recovery overnight.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Interact with us via social media www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento www.twitter.com/nwssacramento

* AFFECTED AREAS: CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY INCLUDING GLENN, COLUSA, YUBA, NORTHERN SUTTER, BUTTE COUNTY BELOW 1000 FT ... E MENDOCINO NF ... EASTERN DELTA ... EASTERN PORTION OF SHASTA, TRINITY NF ... LAKE COUNTY PORTION OF LAKE-NAPPA-SONOMA RU ... NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY TO SOUTHERN TEHAMA COUNTY LINE BELOW 1000 FT ... NORTHERN SIERRA FOOTHILLS FROM 1000 TO 3000 FT. INCLUDES NEVADA-YUBA-PLACER RU AND ANADOR-ELDORADO RU ... SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY IN YOLO, SACRAMENTO, FAR WESTERN PLACER, SOUTHERN SUTTER AND SOLANO COUNTY BELOW 1000 FT - EXCLUDES THE DELTA ... SOUTHERN AND EASTERN MENDOCINO NF, SOUTHEAST EDGE SHASTA, TRINITY NF AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF TAHIMA, GLENN RU

Instructions:

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.

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Address/Location
Be Alert Yuba City
1201 Civic Center Blvd
Yuba City, CA 95993

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 530-822-4762

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Red Flag Warning

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