September 4, 2020 – The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Monday evening through Wednesday morning.

AFFECTED AREA: Interior northern California including the Sacramento Valley, northern San Joaquin Valley, the Coastal Range, the Delta, and the Sierra Nevada west of the crest.

WIND: Northerly and easterly winds. Valley winds around 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Mountains and foothill winds around 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Stronger gusts may be possible in areas such as Jarbo Gap.

HUMIDITY: 5 to 20 percent during the day. Overnight humidity between 10 and 50 percent. The higher recovery is expected in the Valley and Delta areas, south of I-80.

IMPACTS: Numerous wild fires are already occurring. Extreme fire safety precautions should be exercised to prevent any additional fires. Outdoor burning should be avoided.