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Latest Red Flag Warning; Fire Weather Watch by KMTR
Issued 10/18/2020 10:24 AM US/Pacific.
Valid through 10/26/2020 11:00 AM US/Pacific.
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coastal north bay including point reyes national seashore-
north bay interior valleys-san francisco bay shoreline-
san francisco peninsula coast-east bay interior valleys-
santa clara valley including san jose-northern monterey bay-
146 pm pdt sat oct 24 2020
...red flag warning remains in effect from 8 pm sunday to 11 am
pdt monday for strong winds and critically low humidity for
valley and coastal areas of the greater san francisco bay area...
* affected area...fire weather zone 006 san francisco, fire
weather zone 505 coastal north bay including point reyes
national seashore, fire weather zone 506 north bay interior
valleys, fire weather zone 508 san francisco bay shoreline,
fire weather zone 509 san francisco peninsula coast, fire
weather zone 510 east bay interior valleys, fire weather zone
513 santa clara valley including san jose, and fire weather
zone 529 northern monterey bay.
* timing...winds will increase late sunday afternoon as winds
mix down from the hills then peak sunday night into early
* winds...north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* relative humidity...5-15 percent with little or no humidity
recovery through tuesday.
* impacts...any fires that develop will have dangerous rates of
spread. make plans now should you need to evacuate your house.
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.