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September 22, 2020 – The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Saturday morning through Monday morning.

AFFECTED AREA: Portions of interior northern California including the west side of the Sacramento Valley, the Coastal Range, the Sierra Nevada foothills and the Delta.

WIND: North to east winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Stronger gusts may be possible through favored gaps and canyons. Strongest winds expected late Saturday night, especially on the west side of the Sacramento Valley and adjacent terrain.

HUMIDITY: Minimum daytime humidity of 10 to 20. Maximum overnight humidity between 20 and 40 percent. Higher humidity recovery expected in the Central Valley and Delta areas.

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