Monthly Archives: March 2017

3/6/17 – High Wind Warning & Red Flag Warning Issued

For Monday, March 6, 2017 a High Wind Warning has been issued from 6:00am to 6:00pm.  Winds 35-40mph are forecast, with gusts to 55mph possible.  

Preparedness actions:
– Secure loose items outdoors, including lawn furniture and decorations
– Use extra caution if traveling on roadways perpendicular to the wind direction

There will also be a Red Flag Warning in effect from 8:00am to 7:00pm on Monday due to increased fire danger with the strong winds, low humidity, and dry fuels.

Preparedness actions:
– Use extreme caution with any ignition sources, including disposing of smoking materials in   appropriate containers
– Report any new fire starts immediately by calling 911 immediately

3/5/17 – Red Flag Warning Issued

Another Red Flag Warning has been issued for Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 10:00am to 7:00pm.  Dry conditions will continue, but winds will be stronger on Sunday.  Continue to be vigilant with potential ignition sources, and report new fire starts immediately.

Additionally, Monday’s conditions look to be favorable for increased fire conditions as well, and therefore a Fire Weather Watch has been issued.  Stay up to date with the most recent forecast information by visiting

3/4/17 – Red Flag Warning Issued

A Red Flag Warning, for increased fire danger, has been issued for Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 10:00am to 6:00pm.  Warm temperatures, low humidity, and strong winds will combine to create conditions favorable for rapid fire growth and spread.  Use extreme caution with any potential ignition sources, and report new fire starts immediately by calling 911.