Fire Weather Watch Issued for North Bay, East Bay Hills Due to Dry, Windy Conditions

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The National Weather Service has issued a occurrence upwind ticker for interior North Bay and East Bay hills opening astatine 11 p.m. Tuesday and lasting betwixt 12 and 36 hours, according to a quality merchandise Monday.

The accrued likelihood of occurrence comes from gusty winds that volition highest Tuesday night, drying vegetation that could substance the accelerated dispersed of immoderate occurrence that sparks. North to northeast winds are expected astatine 15-25 mph, with gusts of 30-40 mph, on with gusts up to 50 mph implicit the highest peaks.

The forecast includes mean assurance successful elevated occurrence hazard for the interior North Bay and East Bay hills, on with debased assurance of those aforesaid conditions successful coastal mountains successful Sonoma County and hills successful Marin and Santa Clara counties.

According to the forecast, the highest assurance is for the hills crossed Napa County, but models suggest that enhanced offshore winds could besides interaction interior Sonoma County, on with the East Bay hills successful Alameda and into Contra Costa counties.

For the latest forecast updates, sojourn www.weather.gov/BayArea.

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