Central and Eastern Lake County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 11:09 PM PDT on July 30, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Thursday for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire zones 280...281...284...285...617...621...622...623...624 and 625...

The red flag warning that was in effect for earlier this evening has expired for fire zones 280...281...284...285...617...621...622... 623...624 and 625...

* affected areas: fire weather zones 280...281...284...285...617... 621...622...623...624 and 625...

* thunderstorms...scattered thunderstorms are expected Thursday afternoon and evening...diminishing overnight.

* Outflow winds...30 to 40 mph gusts are possible on both days.

* Impacts...scattered thunderstorms combined with existing very dry fuels will result in many fire starts in a short period of time. Significant rainfall is expected with some of the thunderstorms...but fire spread is likely in areas that do not receive wetting rain.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://go.USA.Gov/zyv5

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 will create explosive fire growth potential.

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