Above: Red Flag Warnings October 9, 2019. Times are CDT.
The areas under Red Flag Warnings are similar to Tuesdays, except Wyoming dropped out and a section of northwest New Mexico was added.
The wind event continues in some areas of California with predictions for 15 to 30 mph winds gusting at 40 to 50 along with single digit humidity.
Pacific Gas and Electric expanded their power shutoff, increasing the number of addresses affected from 600,000 to 800,000. The company’s web site is having problems keeping up with the traffic, and is occasionally non-responsive.
(Red Flag Warnings can be modified throughout the day as NWS offices around the country update and revise their weather forecasts.)