Home / San Francisco / SMC Officials Warn Of ‘Critical Fire Weather’ Conditions Near South San Francisco, Peninsula

SMC Officials Warn Of ‘Critical Fire Weather’ Conditions Near South San Francisco, Peninsula

SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA — As wildfires in the North Bay continue to rage on, local winds are providing no help. What’s more, much of the region is now under a Red Flag Warning.

Though Peninsula cities are not under the National Weather Service’s official red flag warning, San Mateo County officials are urging area residents to be extra cautious with conducting certain activities that may potentially create a spark and lead to a fire. Through the SMC Alert system, the county sent out its own warning regarding “critical fire weather” on Thursday.

The Red Flag Warning has been updated to include the mountains of Monterey and San Benito Counties. This includes the Santa Lucias, Los Padres, and Pinnacles National Park. Credit: National Weather Service

Woodside Fire Protection District Fire Marshal Denise Enea issued the following alert Thursday:


Thursday – Saturday evening low humidity and gusty northerly winds will combine with dry fuels to produce critical fire weather conditions…


Article Source

About admin

Check Also

Wine Country businesses open and pleading for regional visitors

Typically this time of year, tables on the airy, tree-shaded back patio at Della Santina’s …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *