California Under State of Emergency Due to Wildfires & Winds

California Under State of Emergency Due to Wildfires & Winds

California State of Emergency – Red Flag Warnings
High Winds – Wildfires – Evacuations – Power Outages

Governor Gavin Newsom declared a “State Of Emergency” for the state of California due to wildfires and high winds.  Both Northern and Southern California residents have been placed under warnings until Monday.  Most warnings are given for Wildfires, Wind Advisory and Red Flag Warnings.  PG&E plans to turn off power from an estimated 940,000 customers (2.3 million people) across California.

It is critical that people in evacuation zones heed the warnings from officials and first responders, and have the local and state resources they need as we fight these fires,” said Governor Newsom.  More

Among the many fires that have broken out across California, in Sonoma County, the Kincade Fire has caused between 180,000 to 200,000 people to be evacuated.  The Kincade Fires destroyed 77 buildings including 31 homes.  Evacuations started on Saturday and are continuing on Sunday.  More updates can be found on ABC10.  More

Those under Red Flag Warnings can expect the potential start of fire, downed trees, and power lines from strong gusty winds up to 60 mph, according to weather reports.

Areas affected: Coastal North Bay including Point Reyes National Seashore, East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range, East Bay Interior Valleys, North Bay Interior Valleys, and North Bay Mountains.

Red Flag Warnings Areas in California

Interior Mendocino; Trinity; Van Duzen, Mad River; W Mendocino NF, E Mendocino Unit More

Los Angeles County Mountains, Angeles National Forest; Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley; Santa Clarita Valley; Ventura County Coastal Valleys; Ventura County Interior Valleys; Ventura County Mountains, Los Padres National Forest. More

Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles; Los Angeles County San Gabriel Valley; Ventura County Coast.  More

Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area  More

Central Sierra; Central Sierra Foothills; North Kings River  More

Fort Tejon; Tehachapi Area  More

Orange County Inland, Riverside County Mountains (Including the San Jacinto Ranger District of the San Bernardino National Forest), San Bernardino County Mountains (including mountain top and Front Country Ranger Districts of the San Bernardino National Forest), San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys, San Gorgonio Pass and Santa Ana Mountains (Including the Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National Forest)  More

Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore; East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range; East Bay Interior Valleys; North Bay Interior Valleys; North Bay Mountains  More

San Fransisco Peninsula Coast; Santa Cruz Mountains  More

Burney Basin and Northeast Plateau in Shasta County Including Northwest Lassen NF north of Lassen NP; 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 Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft, Calaveras and Toulumne Counties; 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; TahoeEldorado National Forest  More

Latest California Updates on Watches, Warnings and Advisories can be found on NOAA.


More Video Updates on California Fires & Power Outages

Kincade Fire Update: Fire officials provide Latest on Fire, Evacuations

Grass fire near Elk Grove

PG&E power shutoffs: Placerville check-in

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