Event: Red Flag Warning
Sender Name: NWS San Francisco CA
Description: A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for the North Bay
Mountains, East Bay Hills, and the Santa Cruz Mountains until
8 AM Wednesday for strong and gusty north-northeast winds and
dry conditions. Locally gusty offshore winds will continue
across the North and East Bay Hills and Santa Cruz Mountains
through Wednesday morning. In conjunction with these locally
gusty offshore winds, poor overnight humidity recoveries are
expected with the absence of a marine layer. Humidities will
drop into the teens during the daytime hours.
* WIND…Sustained north to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts 30 to 45 mph above 1000 feet. Local gusts at isolated
peaks and ridgetops may approach 65 mph in the North Bay.
Strongest winds expected late tonight and early Wednesday
* HUMIDITY…Poor overnight recoveries 20 to 35 percent. Daytime
humidity values 10 to 20.
* IMPACTS…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Follow all burn bans currently in effect.
* HIGHEST THREAT…Interior higher terrain of the North Bay
Mountains and the East Bay Hills.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range; North Bay Mountains
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4436651-3693438
CAP MessageType: Update