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California Statewide Fire Summary For Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Approximately 7,000 firefighters are battling 13 large wildfires in California.

In the northern region, the strong high pressure will continue to slowly move out. Inland temperatures will still be closer normal today, but humidity and southwest to northwest winds will increase a bit. In Del Norte County, dry northeast winds will gust to 25-30 mph over the higher terrain off and on through Wednesday morning. The high will build back over the Great Basin late in the week and bring a return to very hot and dry weather. In the southern region, shower and thunderstorm threat across most of the region will end Tuesday, but isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms will continue over the Sierra. Temperatures will cool a couple of degrees each day through Wednesday as high pressure over the Four Corners area weakens and shifts east. High pressure will strengthen and shift west, bringing a warming trend Thursday through this weekend. Westerly winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph will surface across the wind-prone desert areas each afternoon and evening through Thursday.

Fires of Interest:

**CAL FIRE Incidents**
Wall Fire, Butte County (more info…)
Chinese Wall Rd, 5 miles north of Bangor
• 5,800 acres, 45% contained
• Evacuations remain in effect

Winters Fire, Yolo County (more info…)
Highway 128 at Pleasant View Road, 3 miles southwest of Winters
• 2,269 acres, 90% contained

Stone Fire, San Luis Obispo County
Huer Huero Rd x Hwy 58, Santa Margarita
• 340 acres, 95% contained

Garza Fire, Kings County (more info…)
8.5 miles east of Parkfield near the Monterey, Kings County Line
• 14,028 acres, 17% contained

Fay Fire, Siskiyou County (more info…)
Highway 3 and Fay Lane, 7 miles south of Etna
• 469 acres, 95% contained

Felipe Fire, Santa Clara County NEW
San Felipe Rdm 8 miles northeast of Morgan Hill
• 70 acres, 80% contained

Parkfield Fire, Monterey County FINAL
Vineyard Canyon Rd, 25 miles west of Parkfield
• 1,816 acres, 100% contained

Benson Fire, Tehama County FINAL
Benson Rd, Bowman., 11 miles northwest of Red Bluff
• 29 acres, 100% contained

**Unified Command**
Whittier Fire, Santa Barbara County (more info…)
Lake Cachuma area, south of Hwy 154
• 10,823 acres, 25% contained

Alamo Fire, San Luis Obispo County (more info…)
Highway 166 at Alamo Creek Road, east of Santa Maria
• 28,926 acres, 45% contained

Farad Fire, Sierra County NEW (more info…)
CA/NV Stateline, 12 miles NE of Truckee
• 600 acres, 5% contained

**Federal Incidents**
Island Fire, Siskiyou County (more info…)
14 miles west of Etna in the Marble Mountain Wilderness
• 881 acres

Schaeffer Fire, Tulare County (more info…)
17 miles north of Kernville
• 14,934 acres, 11% contained

Mart Fire, San Bernardino County (more info…)
Highland Ave at Highway 330
• 670 acres, 95% contained

Silver Fire, San Bernardino County (more info…)
Silverwood Lake Area
• 13 acres, 80% contained

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