*FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY (10/1) THROUGH FRIDAY (10/2) FOR CHANGING WIND DIRECTIONS AND LOW HUMIDITY*
The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for the North Bay Mountains in elevations above 1,000 feet. The Watch will be in effect from 1pm Thursday afternoon (10/1) to 6pm Friday evening (10/2).
WIND: Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph on Thursday afternoon will increase Thursday night into Friday morning when frequent gusts of 25 to 30 mph will be likely for the hills above 1000 feet.
HUMIDITY: Poor overnight humidity recoveries are expected.
IMPACTS: Any fires that develop will spread rapidly in the hot, dry and windy weather.
HIGHEST THREAT: Active portions of the Glass Fire or those areas with unsecured or open fire line.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.
City of Santa Rosa Preparedness Information: