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Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Fri, Sep. 17, 2021 at 9:00:30 pm PDT

National Weather Service Eureka, CANational Weather Service Sacramento, CANational Weather Service Reno, NV
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National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley, CA
National Weather Service Honolulu, HINational Weather Service Los Angeles, CA

An early season frontal system will push into the PacNW and N. CA this weekend. Light rainfall (generally ≤ 0.10”) will be most likely over the North Bay and potentially as far south as the Santa Cruz Mountains late Sat-Sun.
In wake of a passing weather that will bring light rainfall to the northern portions of the San Francisco Bay Area late Saturday into Sunday, dry offshore winds will develop Sunday night into Tuesday. These drying conditions and gusty offshore winds, in conjunction with near to record dry fuels across the interior, will result in an increased risk of critical fire weather conditions across the interior North Bay and East Bay hills and mountains above 1000 feet.

 

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