…FIRE-WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS…
The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Fire Weather Watch for gusty north to northeast winds and low humidity, which is in effect from late Sunday night through Tuesday afternoon.
AFFECTED AREA…Fire Weather Zone 512 Santa Cruz Mountains.
WIND…North to Northeast 15 to 30 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph, locally higher gusts up to 60 mph.
HUMIDITY…Overnight recoveries 20-40%. Minimum daytime humidities 10-20%.
IMPACTS…Any fire starts would likely see rapid spread due to dry fuels, low humidity and gusty winds. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.