Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 9:04 PM PDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning
through Sunday evening for gusty north winds and low relative
humidity for fire weather zones 507 and 511...

* affected area... North Bay mountains, East Bay hills and the
Diablo Range

* wind... northerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
Isolated highest terrain could see locally higher winds.

* Humidity... minimum humidity readings of 10 to 20% will be
common during the day, with the driest locations dropping
into the single digit range during the warmest, driest,
windiest times of the day.

* Highest threat... elevations above 1000ft, especially in the
extreme northern and eastern portions of the North Bay
mountains and East Bay hills

* impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning or other activities that may lead to fire
creation 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.