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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for El Dorado (CAC017) California Issued by the National Weather Service
 
Fire Weather Watch Fire Weather Watch - El Dorado (California)

Updated:Sat 25-Sep-21 11:42am PDT
Effective:Mon 27-Sep-21 12:00pm PDT
Expires:Mon 27-Sep-21 10:00pm PDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Future
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Eastern Lassen County; Greater Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area; Southern Mono County; Surprise Valley California; Western Lassen, Eastern Plumas, and Eastern Sierra Counties
 
Instructions: Avoid outdoor activities that can cause a spark near dry vegetation, such as yard work, target shooting, or campfires. Follow local fire restrictions. Check weather.gov/reno for updates and livingwithfire.info for preparedness tips.

Message summary: ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR WESTERN NEVADA...THE EASTERN SIERRA...AND NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA...
* Changes...None.
* Affected Area...Fire Zone 270 Surprise Valley California, Fire Zone 271 Western Lassen, Eastern Plumas, and Eastern Sierra Counties, Fire Zone 272 Greater Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area, Fire Zone 274 Southern Mono County, Fire Zone 278 Eastern Lassen County, Fire Zone 420 Northern Sierra Front including Carson City, Douglas, Storey, Southern Washoe, Western Lyon, and Far Southern Lassen Counties, Fire Zone 421 Southern Sierra Front including Alpine, Northern Mono, Southern Lyon, and Western Mineral Counties, Fire Zone 423 West Humboldt Basin in Pershing County, Fire Zone 429 Lahontan Basin including Churchill and Eastern Mineral Counties and Fire Zone 458 Northern Washoe County.
* Winds...Southwest to West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Humidity...10-15% along and east of US-395. 15-20% west of US- 395.
* Duration...3 to 6 hours.
* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity can cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity before first responders can contain them.
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Source: NWS Alerts for zone CAC017





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