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Kern County Mountains-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
Tulare County Mountains-
1039 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST WEDNESDAY FOR VERY
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 295, 296, AND 297...
The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect until 8 PM PST Wednesday.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zoneS 295, 296 AND 297. This
includes Sierra National Forest, Sequoia/Kings Canyon National
Park, Sequoia National Forest and the Kern County Mountains.
* WIND...Northeast to east 3-12 mph.
* HUMIDITY...Less than 10 percent at many locations. Humidity will
remain low through at least Wednesday, with little or no
recovery at night.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
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.