...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE ZONES
213,215,216,217,263,266 AND 279...
* Winds...Northerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 35 mph.
* Humidity...Overnight recoveries of 30 to 50 percent. Minimum
relative humidity of 13 to 23 percent today.
* Highest Threat...West side of the Sacramento Valley, mainly
along and West of Interstate 5, as well as the northeast
* Impacts...The combination of gusty wind and low humidity can
cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity. Outdoor
burning is not recommended
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.
TOPSHOT - US gymnast Simone Biles lands a Yurchenko double pike as she competes in the Vault during day two of the US Gymnastics Championships at SAP Center in San Jose, California, on August 25, 2023. (Photo by Paul Kuroda / AFP) (Photo by PAUL KURODA/AFP via Getty Images)