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Fire Weather Watch vs Red Flag Warning - What's The Difference?


Fire Weather Watch vs Red Flag Warning -- what's the difference?


A Fire Weather Watch is issued several days before an event that may produce critical fire weather conditions.


Fire Weather Watch will convert to Red Flag Warning when critical fire danger is increased.

Today, 10/23, the National Weather Service has issued a Fire weather Watch for the North Bay Mountains and Valleys, East Bay Hills and Valleys, Diablo Range, and Santa Cruz Mountains and is valid from 11 AM PDT Sunday 10/25 through 11 AM PDT Tuesday 10/27. 


Evacuation Preparedness Resources 

- Register to receive evacuation notices and fire information.

- Review evacuation maps and checklists.

- Assemble a "Grab and Go" bag for yourself, your family, and your pets.

- Check out additional resources.



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The Mission of the Southern Marin Fire District is to contribute to Greater Southern Marin Community’s reputation as a safe, friendly, economically thriving community in which to live, work, learn, play and visit.

We achieve our mission by providing the highest quality local and regional community risk reduction, suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, marine response, disaster preparedness and community education services possible within the resources provided to us.

We are professional, proud, compassionate, highly-trained, and committed to utilizing state of the art technology to provide services that meet or exceed the expectations of our community.


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