September 6, 2020 – The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 10 PM Monday to 8 AM PDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

Affected Area: Interior northern California including the Sacramento Valley, northern San Joaquin Valley, the Coastal Range, the Delta, and the northern Sierra Nevada and southern Cascade west of the crest.

Wind: Northerly and easterly winds. Valley winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Mountain and foothill winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Stronger gusts may be possible in wind prone 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.