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Kensington Fire Protection District
Monday October 28th, 2019 :: 10:50 p.m. PDT


RED FLAG WARNING in effect Tuesday morning (10/29) at 8:00AM till 4:00PM Wednesday (10/30) for East Bay Hills

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has declared a Red Flag Warning that will go into effect at 8:00AM on October 29th  (Tuesday) and will continue to at least 4:00 PM October 30th (Wednesday) 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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