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Hello Night🦉s! North winds picking up in our highest elevations. Mt. Diablo gusting 40-45 mph since 11p. Peak gust so far is 57 mph at 11:20p on top of Mount St. Helena. This coincides well with the 11p start of our Red Flag Warning tonight. #cawx#BayArea
#windyfire impressive fire fight going on in trail of 100 giants grove, two trees with some fire in canopy but expected to be just fine. All other trees lined to bare dirt and hose lays across the grove. Great work by crews today.
#WindyFire Update September 19, 2021
Today there was active fire behavior with strong northwest wind promoting rapid downhill runs. High intensity runs with long range spotting when wind, slope and fuels are in alignment.
Critical fire weather conditions are expected to develop tonight into tomorrow morning over portions of the Sacramento Valley and adjacent mountain ranges in California due to strong winds and low relative humidity.
US50 will reopen to the public on Tuesday in both directions. Residents in the fire-affected neighborhoods on the highway between Kyburz and Echo Summit may go on Monday to get items and secure property with an issued pass. #CaldorFire@CaltransDist3southtahoenow.com/story/09/1…
View of the Red Flag Warning areas within California on #FireMappers. The RFW in NorCal will come into effect tonight @ 11pm through 8pm Monday. The one over the Southern Sierra is in effect, until 8pm tonight.
Link > arcg.is/15yGGj0
Further: the ones over the Northern Sierra & foothills, Tahoe NF, Eldorado NF, Plumas NF etc will be in effect @ 11pm tonight too, but are listed to expire on Tuesday 11am. You can click on a highlighted area & view the details/click the link to go to the NWS alert.
NWS Sac has has issued a #RedFlagWarning for Solano County from 11pm Sun, 9/19 to 8pm Mon, 9/20. PG&E is implementing a #PSPS that will impact 801 customers in Solano County starting 5am Mon, 9/20. Go to SolanoCounty.com/GetReadySol… and click "Current Events" for more info.
#KNPComplex: 19,491 acres, 0% contained.
#WindyFire: 18,075 acres, 0% cont.
#EmigrantFire: 255 acres, 40% cont.
The McCash, Monument, River Complex & Antelope fires all received precipitation today. #McCashFire received ~1 inch which mitigated fire threat to life & structures.