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October 13, 2017 - October 14, 2017
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
El Cerrito & Kensington Hills
East Bay Hills including El Cerrito and Kensington
El Cerrito, CA 94530
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Red Flag Warning has been issued for the El Cerrito and Kensington Hills

Friday, October 13, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning starting at 5:00 PM this evening (10/13) and extending through11:00 PM tomorrow night (10/14) due to the gusty northern winds and low humidity predicted in the East Bay Hills. Everyone is urged to take precautions during this period. In addition, a Fire Watch will be in effect through the Saturday night A red flag warning, according to the NWS, is a precautionary message that indicates an area currently or will shortly display “critical fire weather conditions” due to a combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures. The NWS red flag warning notes that any fires that develop will “likely spread rapidly”.