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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 12:05 PM PDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday evening through
Thursday afternoon for wind and low humidity for fire weather zones
213, 215, 216, 217, 263, 264, 266, and 279...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday evening through
Thursday afternoon.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 213, 215, extreme northern
and western portion of zone 216, extreme western portion of
zone 216, zone 263, 264, 266 and 279.

* Wind... north wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Humidity... overnight humidity recoveries as low as 30
to 40 percent with afternoon minimum humidities of around
15 percent or less.

* 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.

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