Weather Alerts for Greater Lake Tahoe Area (CA)

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (CA)

Areas Affected:
Central Sacramento Valley including Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Northern Sutter, Butte County Below 1000 Ft - E Mendocino NF - Eastern Delta - Eastern Portion of Shasta, Trinity NF - Lake County Portion of Lake-Nappa-Sonoma RU - Northern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. From Yuba To Amador Counties - Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County Line Below 1000 Ft - Northern San Joaquin Valley in San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Below 1000 ft - Excludes the Delta - Northern Sierra Foothills from 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes Nevada-Yuba-Placer RU and Anador-Eldorado RU - Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF, S West of the Sierra Crest - West of Evans Peak, Grizzly Peak, Beckworth Peak - Southern Sacramento Valley In Yolo, Sacramento, Far Western Placer, Southern Sutter and Solano County Below 1000 Ft - Excludes the Delta - Southern and Eastern Mendocino NF, Southeast Edge Shasta, Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tahima, Glenn RU - Stanislaus National Forest - Tahoe - Eldorado National Forest
Effective: Wed, 10/23 8:00am Updated: Tue, 10/22 2:40pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 10/24 4:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT ACROSS PORTIONS OF INTERIOR
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...
.A weather system digging into the Great Basin region will create
gusty north to east winds over portions of interior Northern
California Wednesday and Thursday. Daytime minimum relative
humidity values will be very low along with extremely poor
overnight recoveries Wednesday night. These will lead to critical
fire weather conditions for the northern Coastal Range and
foothills, the Sacramento Valley, portions of the northern San
Joaquin Valley, and the Northern Sierra Nevada and foothills
below 7000 feet.
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 PM PDT
THURSDAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTH WIND FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 221, 263, 264, 266, 267, 268,
269, AND 279...
The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 8 AM Wednesday to 4 PM PDT
Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* AFFECTED AREA...The northern Coastal Range and foothills, the
Sacramento Valley, portions of the northern San Joaquin Valley,
and the Northern Sierra Nevada and foothills below 7000 feet.
* WIND...North to northeast wind 15 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 45
mph, locally higher in canyons and exposed ridges.
* HUMIDITY...Daytime minimum humidities mainly in the teens
with poor overnight recoveries from the teens to 30 percent
Wednesday night.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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Information:
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.

Lake Wind Advisory  LAKE WIND ADVISORY   Lake Wind Advisory
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (CA)

Areas Affected:
Greater Lake Tahoe Area
Effective: Wed, 10/23 11:00am Updated: Tue, 10/22 2:40pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 10/24 8:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM WEDNESDAY TO 8 AM PDT
THURSDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...
* WHAT...East winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph
expected. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
* WHERE...Lake Tahoe, especially from mid lake to western shores.
* WHEN...From 11 AM Wednesday to 8 AM PDT Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone
to capsizing and should remain off lake waters until
conditions improve.

Information:
Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.

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