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-
san francisco bay shoreline-san francisco peninsula coast-
santa clara valley including san jose-northern monterey bay-
128 pm pdt fri oct 23 2020
...red flag warning 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...
the national weather service in san francisco has issued a red
flag warning for strong winds and critically low humidity, which
is in effect from 8 pm sunday to 11 am pdt monday.
* affected area...fire weather zone 006 san francisco, fire
weather zone 505 coastal north bay including point reyes
national seashore, fire weather zone 508 san francisco bay
shoreline, fire weather zone 509 san francisco peninsula coast,
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 monday
* winds...northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* relative humidity...minimum daytime humidity of 5 to 15 percent.
* impacts...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
outdoor burning should be avoided.
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.