... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 am PDT this
morning for gusty northwest winds and low humidity for fire
weather zones 220, 221, 266, 267, 268, and 269...
* affected areas... fire weather zones 220, 221, 266, 267, 268,
and 269. This includes the northeast foothills, motherlode,
western Plumas mountains, and west slopes of the northern
* Wind... areas of northeast to east wind 15 to 20 mph with local
gusts 30 to 40 mph. Wind strongest over ridges, and through
favorably oriented canyons.
* Humidity... early morning humidity recovery only 15 to 25
percent. Low daytime minimum humidity down into the teens this
* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 5:30 AM PDT Oct. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service
- Citrus Heights
- El Dorado Hills
- El Macero
- Elk Grove
- Fair Oaks
- Granite Bay
- Knights Landing
- McClellan AFB
- North Highlands
- Pleasant Grove
- Rancho Cordova
- Rio Linda
- Rio Oso
- West Sacramento