Severe Weather Alerts - Portola, CA

  • Red Flag Warning

    Red Flag Warning in effect from Wednesday, 8:00 AM PDT until Wednesday, 11:00 PM PDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA AND
FAR NORTHWESTERN NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 270 SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA...
FIRE ZONE 271 WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-
EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES...FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY
AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
LOCALLY STRONGER GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15%.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE FIRES TO
GROW RAPIDLY IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST RESPONDERS CAN
CONTAIN THEM. AVOID DOING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CREATE A
SPARK NEAR DRY VEGETATION...SUCH AS YARD WORK...TARGET SHOOTING...
OR CAMPFIRES. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND
PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

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