Fire Weather Watch in effect starting Wednesday evening as winds gusts expected
Fire Weather Watch: Preparing for Critical Fire Weather Pattern
Officials have issued a Fire Weather Watch for Wednesday, covering the Sacramento Valley, the western side of the valley, and the northeastern foothills. The watch will be in effect from Wednesday evening until Thursday afternoon. Northern winds are expected to gust up to around 35 miles per hour during this time. September and October are known for the highest wildfire risk, and historically, many destructive wildfires have occurred during these months.
Increased Risk and Precautions
September and October bring a higher risk of wildfires due to dry conditions, strong winds, and arid vegetation. The Fire Weather Watch serves as a warning signal for agencies to prepare for the possibility of a critical fire weather pattern developing within the next 12-72 hours. It is crucial to take precautions and stay vigilant during this time to prevent and mitigate the risk of wildfires.
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