Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Butte (CAC007) California Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Red Flag Warning Red Flag Warning - Butte (California)


Updated:Thu, 22-Jun-2017 10:06pm PDT
Effective:Thu, 22-Jun-2017 10:06pm PDT
Expires:Fri, 23-Jun-2017 12:00pm PDT
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Central Sacramento Valley including Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Northern Sutter, Butte County Below 1000 Ft; E Mendocino NF; Eastern Portion of Shasta, Trinity NF; Lake County Portion of Lake-Nappa-Sonoma RU; Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County Line Below 1000 Ft; Northern Sierra Foothills from 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes Nevada-Yuba-Placer RU and Anador-Eldorado RU; Southern and Eastern Mendocino NF, Southeast Edge Shasta, Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tahima, Glenn RU
 
Instructions: A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

Message summary: ...red flag warning for portions of northern california through friday morning...
.north winds along with a hot and dry air mass over portions of northern california will continue through the evening resulting in critical fire weather conditions. Although winds will decrease overnight and into friday morning, very poor humidity recovery is expected in the northern portion of the sacramento valley and surrounding terrain. Thus, the red flag warning has been extended through friday morning.
...red flag warning remains in effect until noon pdt friday for north winds and low humidity for fire weather zones 213, 215, 216, 263, 264, 266, and 279...
* wind...north winds 5 to 15 mph continue through this evening. Decreasing winds late tonight and friday.
* humidity...very poor humidity recovery tonight as low as 20-30 percent. Slight improvement friday.
* impacts...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Interact with us via social media www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento www.twitter.com/nwssacramento
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Excessive Heat Warning Excessive Heat Warning - Butte (California)


Updated:Thu, 22-Jun-2017 10:32am PDT
Effective:Thu, 22-Jun-2017 10:32am PDT
Expires:Sat, 24-Jun-2017 11:00pm PDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Central Sacramento Valley; Northern Sacramento Valley; Southern Sacramento Valley
 
Instructions: Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. Avoid strenuous activities in the heat of the day. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. Do not leave people and pets should unattended in vehicles.

Message summary: ...very hot temperatures persist across interior northern california...
.very hot temperatures are expected through friday with areas north of interstate 80 staying hot through saturday. This extended heat event will increase heat related illnesses for all people, especially those in sensitive groups. The heat will gradually subside over the weekend, but daytime valley highs will still be hot in the upper 90s to low 100s.
...excessive heat warning remains in effect until 11 pm pdt saturday...
* temperature...valley high temperatures 103 to 112 through saturday with today and thursday being the hottest days. Overnight lows in the upper 60s to mid 70s through saturday morning.
* impacts...long outdoor exposure will increase chances for heat related illness, especially for sensitive groups and people without access to ac. Heat stress possible for livestock with limited relief from the heat overnight. Area waterways running very cold and fast, increasing risk for hypothermia and water rescues. Interact with us via social media www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento www.twitter.com/nwssacramento
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Heat Advisory Heat Advisory - Butte (California)


Updated:Thu, 22-Jun-2017 10:32am PDT
Effective:Thu, 22-Jun-2017 10:32am PDT
Expires:Sat, 24-Jun-2017 11:00pm PDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Clear Lake, Southern Lake County; Motherlode; Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County; Northeast Foothills, Sacramento Valley; Shasta Lake Area, Northern Shasta County; Western Plumas County, Lassen Park
 
Instructions: A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. Very hot temperatures can create a situation in which heat illness is possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air- conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Message summary: ...very hot temperatures persist across interior northern california...
.very hot temperatures are expected through friday with areas north of interstate 80 staying hot through saturday. This extended heat event will increase heat related illnesses for all people, especially those in sensitive groups. The heat will gradually subside over the weekend, but daytime valley highs will still be hot in the upper 90s to low 100s.
...heat advisory remains in effect until 11 pm pdt saturday...
* temperature...foothill temperatures well into the 90s to 105 degrees through saturday. Thermal belt areas in the foothills only cooling into the mid 70s to lower 80s for nighttime lows.
* impacts...long outdoor exposure will increase chances for heat related illness, especially for sensitive groups and people without access to ac. Heat stress possible for livestock with limited relief from the heat overnight. Area waterways running very cold and fast, increasing risk for hypothermia and water rescues. Interact with us via social media www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento www.twitter.com/nwssacramento
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