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.
* AFFECTED AREA…Santa Cruz Mountains above 1000 feet. Fire
weather zone 512.
* WIND…Sustained north to northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with
gusts 25 to 35 mph above 1000 feet. Strongest winds expected
* HUMIDITY…Poor overnight recoveries 20 to 35 percent.
Daytime humidity values 10 to 20, locally lower values
* IMPACTS…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Follow all burn bans currently in effect.
* HIGHEST THREAT…Highest peaks, especially along the Santa
Cruz/Santa Clara county line.
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: Santa Cruz Mountains
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4436650-3693437
CAP MessageType: Update