Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 6:12 AM PDT Sep. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 5 PM PDT this
afternoon for breezy wind and low rh for fire weather zones 213,
215, 216, 217, 221, 263, 264, 266, 267, 268, 269, and 279...

* wind... northwest to northeast wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
mph. Strongest winds expected in the morning hours.

* Humidity... morning humidity recoveries less than 30 percent
daytime minimum humidities 10 to 20 percent. Single digits
possible in the northern Sacramento Valley.

* 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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