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Fire danger increases on Monday, Tuesday across Northern California

Three-digit temperatures, dry northerly winds and low humidity levels in the afternoon will pose an increased risk of fire in Northern California this week. The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning Monday and Tuesday for those in the Sacramento Valley. Delta and sections of the Foothills. The warning will be valid from 11 a.m. on Monday and will last at least until 8 p.m. on Tuesday. The city of Fairfield has said it is closing some of the city’s properties as a result of the red flag warning. | Understanding fire warnings How to know when to be vigilant during fires “, said meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn. The winds will blow steadily until Tuesday morning, along with the temperature. Dangerous heat follows wind conditions After the red flag warning, potentially dangerous heat will move through the central valley. From 12 noon on Tuesday until 23:00 on Wednesday, NWS warns of dangerous heat. The hottest day will be Wednesday. Temperatures will range from 97 degrees to 104 degrees for the valley and the foothills. NWS warns people to take precautions during three-digit temperatures. Increased risk of heat stress or disease in humans or animals Drink extra water Avoid strenuous outdoor activities from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Help the elderly, children and pets stay cool How to minimize the risk of fire Throughout the area, the green fields have turned brown as the grass dries. Grass fires will have the opportunity to spread rapidly in northerly winds if a fire breaks out. Firefighters urge people to be careful and make sure they have a protective area around their property. People should avoid using electrical equipment during this period and take care to remove any chains hanging from their cars. Cal Fire is also suspending burning licenses to burn outdoor homes from Monday, May 23rd. This is affecting the Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, Sacramento and San Joaquin counties. “While burning debris is useful in reducing flammable vegetation, conditions at the Amador-El Dorado plant have reached the point where burning debris carries an unacceptable risk of starting a fire.” The KCRA meteorological threat team has developed a new tool the team will use to keep you informed as fire conditions change. It is called the fire threat indicator. This will give you an idea of ​​the risk of fire each day in different areas of the coverage area so you can plan ahead. MORE BUT THIS 2022 California Wildfire Preparedness Guide: What You Need to Know and How to Stay Safe Why Northerly Winds Are So Dangerous During California Forest Fire Seasons Meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn explains what to look for in a forecast increase the risk of fire. Read more here. Learn more about the fire hazard index and other information to keep you and your loved ones safe by watching our special “Wildfire Ready”. Get the latest overnight fire forecast updates at KCRA 3 News at 11 p.m.

Three-digit temperatures, dry northerly winds and low humidity levels in the afternoon will increase the risk of fire in Northern California this week.

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning on Monday and Tuesday for those in the Sacramento Valley, the Delta and parts of the Plains.

The warning will be valid from 11 a.m. on Monday and will last at least until 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

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| Understanding fire warnings How to know when to be vigilant during fires

Here’s a timeline for the wind

Northerly winds will range from 15 to 25 miles per hour with gusts of up to 25 to 35 miles per hour.

“Tuesday may have stronger winds,” said meteorologist Dirk Verdorn.

The winds will blow steadily until Tuesday morning, along with the temperature.

Dangerous heat follows wind conditions

Following the red flag warning, potentially dangerous heat will cross the Central Valley.

From 12 noon on Tuesday until 23:00 on Wednesday, NWS warns of dangerous heat. The hottest day will be Wednesday.

The temperature will range from 97 to 104 degrees for the valley and the foothills.

NWS warns people to take precautions during three-digit temperatures.

  • Increased risk of heat stress or disease in humans or animals
  • Drink extra water
  • Avoid strenuous outdoor activities from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Help the elderly, children and pets stay cool

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How to minimize the risk of fire

Throughout the area, the green fields have turned brown as the grass dries. Fires in the grass will have the opportunity to spread quickly in conditions with north winds if a fire breaks out.

Firefighters urge people to be careful and take care to have a protective area around their property. People should avoid using electrical equipment during this period and take care to remove any chains hanging from their cars.

Cal Fire is also suspending burning licenses to burn outdoor homes from Monday, May 23rd. This affects Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, Sacramento and San Joaquin counties.

“We are experiencing drought and extreme weather conditions much earlier than usual at this time of year,” said Cal Fire’s Amador-El Dorado division. “While burning debris is useful in reducing flammable vegetation, conditions at the Amador-El Dorado plant have reached the point where burning debris carries an unacceptable risk of starting a fire.”

KCRA Fire Threat Index

The meteorological team of KCRA 3 has developed a new tool the team will use to keep you informed as fire conditions change. It is called the fire threat indicator. This will give you an idea of ​​the risk of fire each day in different areas of the coverage area so you can plan ahead.

| MORE BUT THIS 2022 California Wildfire Preparedness Guide: What you need to know and how to stay safe

Why North Winds Are So Dangerous During California Fires

Meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn explains what to look for in a forecast that will warn you of an increased risk of fire. Read more here.


Learn more about fire hazard markers and other information to protect you and your loved ones watching our special “Wildfire Ready”.. Receive the latest nighttime fire forecast updates at KCRA 3 News at 11 p.m.

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