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Areas Affected: Central Sacramento Valley including Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Northern Sutter, Butte County Below 1000 Ft; E Mendocino NF; Eastern Portion of Shasta, Trinity NF; Lake County Portion of Lake-Nappa-Sonoma RU; Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County

NWS Sacramento (North Central California)

...Fire Weather Watch Wednesday Evening through Thursday Afternoon... .Northerly wind will increase Wednesday evening becoming gusty overnight into Thursday. Widespread poor humidity recoveries expected Wednesday night with low daytime humidities Thursday. Combination of gusty wind, low humidity, and very dry fuels could bring critical fire weather conditions during this period. ...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. Interact with us via social media www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento www.twitter.com/nwssacramento

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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