Red Flag Warnings December 20, 2017

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Red Flag Warnings have been issued for portions of California, Nevada, and Arizona today. One of the areas affected is the western part of the Thomas Fire in Santa Barbara County where the winds will be northwest to northeast at 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 while the relative humidity lowers to 20 to 40 percent.

The map was current as of 9:15 a.m. MST on Wednesday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, Bill Gabbert now writes about it from the Black Hills. Google+

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