Western Plumas County/Lassen Park Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:56 AM PST Nov. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 4 am Wednesday to 7 am
PST Thursday for low humidity and strong wind for fire weather
zones 213, 215, 216, 217, 263, 264, 266, 268, and 279...

* affected areas... fire weather zones 213, 215, 216, 217, 263,
264, 266, 268, and 279. The northern and western Sacramento
Valley, Sierra foothills, all north of I-80, as well as the
coastal range and foothills.

* Wind... north to northeast wind 15 to 35 mph with gusts 35 to
55 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

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.

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