Areas Affected: Hoopa; Interior Mendocino; Lake County Portion of Lake-Napa-Sonoma Unit; Lower Middle Klamath; North Coast; Trinity; Upper Smith; Van Duzen, Mad River; W Mendocino NF, E Mendocino Unit
...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
.An exceptionally dry airmass will linger across northern
California through this afternoon. Gusty northeast to east winds
will persist across exposed mountain slopes and ridges. The
combination of dry vegetation, low humidity values, and gusty
winds will yield a critical fire weather threat.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM THIS
* HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity values in the teens to single digits.
* WINDS...Northeast to east winds gusting to 30 mph across exposed ridges, mainly south of Hwy 36.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.