Red Flag Warning issued for Bay Area counties

Red Flag Warning issued for Bay Area counties

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for parts of the Bay Area.

The warning will last from 5 p.m. on Thursday through 11 a.m. on Friday.

Red Flag Warning issued for Bay Area counties

Impacted counties include Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano and Contra Costa Counties, and eastern parts of Alameda and Santa Clara counties.

Red Flag Warnings are issued for weather events that may result in extreme fire behavior that will occur within 24 hours.

In addition to the Bay Area, a Red Flag Warning has been issued for the greater Lake Tahoe and Truckee areas.

It will be in effect from Thursday at 11 p.m. until Friday at 11 p.m.

All uses of outdoor open flames, including gas, propane, and pellet barbeques, will be prohibited while the warning is in effect.

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