Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County Foothills Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 4:59 AM PDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning
through Sunday morning for gusty northerly winds and low humidity
for fire weather zones 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 263,
264, 266, 267, and 279...

* affected areas... portions of the Central Valley and surrounding
foothills.

* Wind... north winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts around 30 mph.

* Humidity... afternoon minimum humidities as low as 8-12 percent
and areas of very poor overnight recovery.

* 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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