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Eastern Mendocino NF-
558 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
* WIND...South valley winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 15 mph.
Terrain driven winds in the mountains 5 to 10 mph with gusts
up to 15 mph. Erratic gusty winds likely in developing
* HUMIDITY...Afternoon minimum humidities between 20 and 30
* THUNDERSTORMS...Developing afternoon storms Tuesday have the
potential for increasing fire starts due to anticipated
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A Fire Weather Watch for abundant lightning means that
thunderstorms are forecast to occur with frequent lightning that
could result in increased fire starts. Erratic gusty winds in
developing thunderstorms could result in rapid fire growth.
Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.
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