Fire Weather Warning
Areas affected:
Placer, CA

CAZ220-221-266>269-161800-
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-181016T1800Z/
Southern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Calaveras-Tuolumne Unit-Stanislaus NF West of the Sierra Crest-
Northern Sierra Foothills from 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions
of Shasta-Trinity and Butte Units-
Northern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Nevada-Yuba-Placer-Amador and ElDorado Units-
Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF/S
West of the Sierra Crest (West of Evans Peak-Grizzly Peak-
Beckworth Peak)-
Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the
Sierra Crest-
530 AM PDT Tue Oct 16 2018

…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
Sierra Nevada.

* 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
afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
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.

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Wind Advisory
Areas affected:
Placer, CA

CAZ013-014-066>069-161800-
/O.CON.KSTO.WI.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-181016T1800Z/
Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County-
Burney Basin / Eastern Shasta County-
Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley-Motherlode-
Western Plumas County/Lassen Park-
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the cities of Shasta Dam, Burney, Paradise,
Grass Valley, Jackson, Chester, Quincy, and Blue Canyon
300 AM PDT Tue Oct 16 2018

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING…

* LOCATION…Mountains of Shasta County through northern Sierra
and adjacent foothills.

* TIMING…Through this morning.

* WINDS…Areas of northeast to east wind 20 to 30 mph with local
gusts to 50 mph over higher ridges and through canyons.

* IMPACTS…Blowing debris, downed tree branches and localized
power outages possible. Hazardous driving conditions for small
cars and high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of at least 40 mph are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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