Thunderstorm Forecast Prompts Red Flag Warning for Bay Area Hills, Mountains

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A Red Flag Warning for the Bay Area's drought-parched hills and mountains remains successful effect from Sunday day done Monday evening.

A Red Flag Warning has been issued owed to the menace of adust lightning starting precocious Sunday greeting and lasting done Monday afternoon.

Be definite to enactment upwind alert and person a program if a occurrence starts successful your area.#CAwx

— NWS Bay Area (@NWSBayArea) July 17, 2021

Thunderstorms could bring immoderate moisture but besides the imaginable for adust lightning and accrued occurrence information for the East Bay Hills, North Bay mountains, Diablo Range and the Santa Cruz mountains, the National Weather Service said.

Cal Fire CZU said via Twitter crews are prepared with other staffing successful lawsuit they're needed.

People surviving successful parts of the Bay Area destroyed by wildfires successful caller years are facing what could beryllium a unsafe commencement to the week. Rob Mayeda and Thom Jensen report.

16 engines, 4 battalion chiefs, 1 information officer, 2 dozers and 2 crews volition beryllium available.

INCOMING WEATHER EVENT: In mentation of the incoming upwind event, CAL FIRE CZU has added other staffing, including 16 Engines, 4 Battalion Chiefs,
1 Safety Officer, 2 Dozers, and 3 Crews.

— CAL FIRE CZU (@CALFIRECZU) July 18, 2021

The thunderstorms are astir apt Sunday day done aboriginal Monday afternoon, and could besides bring gusty and erratic winds.

The reddish emblem informing is effectual from 5 p.m. Sunday done 5 p.m. Monday, the upwind work said.

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