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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 Line Below 1000 Ft; 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

NWS Sacramento (North Central California)

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... .A weather system developing over Southern California will help to bring breezy north to northeast winds to interior Northern California north of I-80 starting late Tuesday night and continuing into Thursday morning. Daytime relative humidity values will be low with moderate to poor overnight recoveries Wednesday night. This combination of low humidity, extremely dry fuels and gusty winds will lead to critical fire weather conditions. ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 263, 264, 266, 268, AND 279... The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from late Tuesday night through Thursday morning.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 213.Fire weather zone 215.Fire weather zone 216.Fire weather zone 217.Fire weather zone 263.Fire weather zone 264.Fire weather zone 266.Fire weather zone 268.Fire weather zone 279.

* WIND...North to northeast wind 15 to 35 mph with gusts 35 to 50 mph, locally higher in canyons and exposed ridges.

* HUMIDITY...Daytime minimum humidities in the teens and 20s with moderate to poor overnight recoveries in the 30s and 40s.

* 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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