Central and Eastern Lake County

 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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