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Imminent Fire Weather with Forecasts of High Temperatures, Lightning, & Gusty Winds Sunday-Tuesday

The following is information published by the National Weather Service in Eureka, California:

A moist and unstable midlevel airmass is forecast to spread north across the region during Sunday. As that takes place, isolated to scattered thunderstorms may develop over Mendocino and Lake counties early Sunday morning and then spread north during the remainder of the day. Additional thunderstorm development will be possible during Monday as remnants of a tropical storm move north across the area. Another round of storms will be possible during Tuesday morning as a second upper disturbance ejects eastward across the region. d

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING…

The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from late tonight through Tuesday morning.

* AFFECTED AREA…Fire weather zone 202.Fire weather zone 264.Fire weather zone 276.Fire weather zone 277.

* THUNDERSTORMS…Scattered thunderstorms will pose a threat for fire starts due to lightning.

* OUTFLOW WINDS…Gusty thunderstorm winds will cause ongoing fires to behave erratically.

* IMPACTS…any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

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