More High Fire Weather Conditions for California Wednesday and Thursday Oct 11, 2017

The fire weather conditions will continue for the state of California Wednesday and Thursday.  Strong winds, low humidity and lack of rainfall are in the forecast and it doesn’t look like these weather conditions will change in the short-term forecast.  Parts of California are already under a Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches until Thursday afternoon.

A Red Flag Warning means dangerous fire conditions are occurring now or will be occurring shortly.  A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are possible.

The fire weather outlook for northern California is “Critical”.  Strong winds out of the north will increase Wednesday morning as a cold front sweeps through the region.  Relative humidity values will range from 15-25% behind the cold front. The low humidity and ongoing fires should keep the threat elevated over the next few days.

The National Weather Service in the Bay Area talked about the conditions Tuesday:

 

Here are some tips to help prevent wildfires.

Rain is desperately needed in California, but unfortunately the forecast is not looking very promising for rain.

For more on the California wildfires, click here.

Meteorologist Patrick Crawford

 

 

 

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Tweets

NEW: Fire weather alerts have been extended in California through the weekend. Story here: https://t.co/BwsVtremsF https://t.co/pcfDPXO4Pc

45 minutes ago by WeatherNation

MINNESOTA SNOWGLOBE - Take a look at this winter wonderland Thursday at White Bear Lake! #mnwx https://t.co/cYelRVnkrT

1 hour ago by WeatherNation

The time around Christmas looks like it will be colder than average for much of the country and potentially wetter.… https://t.co/FuDnoB9oKv

4 hours ago by WeatherNation

https://t.co/7u4oxasPks The stretch of beautiful weather in the northwest is about to end. But some good things will happen.

6 hours ago by WeatherNation

Wow. Unbelievable footage shows birds flying away from intense flames seen near Summerland, California as the… https://t.co/W8kMLwslgO

6 hours ago by WeatherNation

A view of the devastating California fires from NASA - https://t.co/8du0ZrlNQ1 https://t.co/oAj5HS56Aw

6 hours ago by WeatherNation

Gifting someone a @RokuPlayer this holiday season? Make sure they watch us on @WeatherNation. 📺❄️☀️🌧️ https://t.co/PRGk7rjxnF

7 hours ago by WeatherNation

DRIVE CAREFULLY - Check out this video from Cleveland, Ohio earlier on Thursday. Snow shower chances continue into… https://t.co/n3Su8X7NEX

8 hours ago by WeatherNation

The next generation of polar orbiting satellites, specializing in water cycles (floods, droughts, precipitation) an… https://t.co/2bAz70HMP4

9 hours ago by WeatherNation

Sad news today out of California from the #ThomasFire. https://t.co/xe7mTqxBV2

9 hours ago by WeatherNation

❄️🐕Do you get as excited as Luna for the #snow? https://t.co/F991fuMYAA

10 hours ago by WeatherNation

⛷️⛷️LEARNING TO SKI: Several of our @WeatherNation meteorologists took to the slopes for the first time at… https://t.co/eTOgBXk3BJ

12 hours ago by WeatherNation

Here is a look at today's high temperature forecast with @MeteorologistPC #Weather #WeatherNation #USA https://t.co/Y1tTC0YFre

12 hours ago by WeatherNation

Adapting and improving buildings to reduce structural risk from hurricanes: https://t.co/yxdT5e6nBl https://t.co/VijmJ1ipSI

13 hours ago by WeatherNation

FOUND IT! Denver's been asking, where's the #snow? ❄️❓❄️❓ A quick bout before dawn brought enough to break a 64 day… https://t.co/jaT4IxHGP4

14 hours ago by WeatherNation

Favorable wildfire conditons in the forecast for California the next few days. https://t.co/indg9eY2iA #CAwx #wildfires

14 hours ago by WeatherNation

Here are some of the big weather stories we are covering today on @WeatherNation https://t.co/7CnT8Cjyr6

16 hours ago by WeatherNation

More than 750 schools are closed near Detroit after a half a foot of #snow. ❄️ Hooray for a #snowday! ☃️ https://t.co/sX1JXxu4te

16 hours ago by WeatherNation
Follow Us