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Kensington Fire Protection District
Tuesday October 22nd, 2019 :: 01:09 p.m. PDT


RED FLAG WARNING in effect Wednesday afternoon (10/23) at 12:00 noon till 4:00PM Thursday (10/24) for East Bay Hills

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has declared a Red Flag Warning that will go into effect at 12:00 noon on October 23rd  (Wednesday) and will continue to at least 4:00 PM October 24th (Thursday) due to predicted northerly winds and low humidity. The Red Flag is for the East Bay Hills including El Cerrito and Kensington ridge tops. Winds are predicted to be 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 30 - 40 mph at the higher elevations. Humidity is predicted to be as low as 9% into the high teens with little or no recovery during the evening.


The Fire Department will post the Red Flags at each station and signs at the parks.


A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.


Kensington Fire Protection District
217 Arlington Ave
Kensington, CA 94707

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-527-8395

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