Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County Foothills Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:10 AM PDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM PDT Sunday for
gusty wind and low humidity for fire weather zones 213, 215, 216,
217, 218, 219, 220, 263, 264, 266, 267, and 279...

* wind... northerly wind 10 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph,
strongest on the west side of the Sacramento Valley extending
into the coastal range.

* Humidity... daytime minimum humidity as low as 6-12 percent with
areas of maximum humidity recovery of only 20-35 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.


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