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.
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…