LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – The National Weather Service has issued an urgent fire weather message due to hot temperatures expected on Saturday.
The red flag warning, issued in response to conditions that could lead to explosive fire growth, is in effect through 9 p.m. Saturday for the southern portion of Lake County as well as all all or parts of several Sacramento Valley counties such as Glenn, Colusa, Yuba and Butte.
The National Weather Service said high pressure over the region will bring hot temperatures with humidity levels as low as 8 percent.
Winds over the northern Sacramento Valley and the eastern coastal mountains will be between 10 and 20 miles per hour, with gusts up to 30 miles per hour through midday Saturday.
Forecasters predict winds will begin to decrease Saturday afternoon and evening.
Temperatures in Lake County on Saturday are expected to hit near 100 degrees and 96 degrees on Sunday, with temperatures dropping into the high 80s on Monday and Tuesday, according to the forecast.
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