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Posted on: October 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Fire Weather Watch - Sunday through Tuesday

Fire weather watch map for 10 23 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch Warning which is in effect from 11:00 A.M. Sunday, October 25 to 11:00 AM Tuesday, October 27.

A strong wind event is forecast Sunday night with a High Wind Watch and Fire Weather Watches in effect for much of the Bay Area. Winds gradually ease later Monday into Tuesday. High pressure will bring a warming trend for much of next week with warm days and cool nights as overnight lows drop into the 30s for interior valleys.

North - Northeast winds 25-35 mph, gusts 40-60 mph with 45-50 mph, locally stronger winds at highest elevations.

Poor humidity recoveries.

Increased risk of new wildfire starts and rapid spread.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

  • Please exercise extra caution when grilling. 
  • If possible avoid using lawnmowers, chain saws or other such devices in dry vegetation areas 

For more information go to https://www.weather.gov/mtr// 

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