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Areas Affected: Central Sacramento Valley including Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Northern Sutter, Butte County Below 1000 Ft; E Mendocino NF; Eastern Delta; Eastern Portion of Shasta, Trinity NF; Lake County Portion of Lake-Nappa-Sonoma RU; Northern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. From Yuba To Amador Counties; Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County Line Below 1000 Ft; Northern San Joaquin Valley in San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Below 1000 ft - Excludes the Delta; Northern Sierra Foothills from 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes Nevada-Yuba-Placer RU and Anador-Eldorado RU; Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF, S West of the Sierra Crest - West of Evans Peak, Grizzly Peak, Beckworth Peak; Southern Sacramento Valley In Yolo, Sacramento, Far Western Placer, Southern Sutter and Solano County Below 1000 Ft - Excludes the Delta; Southern and Eastern Mendocino NF, Southeast Edge Shasta, Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tahima, Glenn RU; Stanislaus National Forest; Tahoe - Eldorado National Forest

NWS Sacramento (North Central California)

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT ACROSS PORTIONS OF INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY... .A weather system digging into the Great Basin region will create gusty north to east winds over portions of interior Northern California Wednesday and Thursday. Daytime minimum relative humidity values will be very low along with extremely poor overnight recoveries Wednesday night. These will lead to critical fire weather conditions for the northern Coastal Range and foothills, the Sacramento Valley, portions of the northern San Joaquin Valley, and the Northern Sierra Nevada and foothills below 7000 feet. ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 221, 263, 264, 266, 267, 268, 269, AND 279... The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from late Tuesday night through Thursday afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 221, 263, 264, 266, 267, 268, 269, and 279. This includes the northern Coastal Range and foothills, the Sacramento Valley, portions of the northern San Joaquin Valley, and the Northern Sierra Nevada and foothills below 7000 feet.

* WIND...North to northeast wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 40 mph, locally higher in canyons and exposed ridges.

* HUMIDITY...Daytime minimum humidities mainly in the teens with poor overnight recoveries from the teens to 30 percent Wednesday night.

* 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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