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Red Flag Warning

 

Last updated 10/20/2016 at 10:40am



A Red Flag Warning has been issued due to critical fire conditions throughout the county today.

WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS 35 TO 50 MPH.

HUMIDITY...FALLING BELOW 15 PERCENT BY LATE MORNING AND MOSTLY IN THE SINGLE DIGITS THURSDAY AFTERNOON. VERY POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES...ESPECIALLY WHERE WINDS PERSIST.

TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

OUTLOOK...WEAKER WINDS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. HOWEVER... HOT AND VERY DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST ON FRIDAY.

IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.



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