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California Statewide Fire Summary Wednesday For July 12, 2017

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

In the northern region a low pressure trough will linger over the northern region through Wednesday, which will keep the Four Corners high from having as much influence The warmest inland areas will be reasonably close to seasonal normals and within a few degrees of 100. There will continue to be some locally breezy conditions in the eastern Bay Area today with some low afternoon relative humidity there as well, but relative humidity should be a little higher today than Monday overall. The Four Corners high will push westward again later this week for a return of dry, very hot weather to the region over the weekend. In the southern region, southwesterly flow aloft will begin to sweep most of the monsoonal moisture from the area today which should lead to far less afternoon convection over the next few days. Wednesday through Friday, the only storms expected will be confined to the Sierra Crest. Temperatures (outside the deserts) will drop a few degrees through the end of the workweek with highs
returning to near normal by Thursday. Long range models indicate high pressure will return to the Four Corners, leading to warmer weather and scattered wet thunderstorms by Saturday or Sunday. Temperatures will likely reach the mid 90s with much higher relative humidity by the first part of next week.

Fires of Interest:

**CAL FIRE Incidents**
Wall Fire, Butte County (more info…)
Chinese Wall Rd, 5 miles north of Bangor
• 5,800 acres, 60% 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, 95% contained

Stone Fire, San Luis Obispo County FINAL
Huer Huero Rd x Hwy 58, Santa Margarita
• 340 acres, 100% contained

Garza Fire, Kings County (more info…)
8.5 miles east of Parkfield near the Monterey, Kings County Line
• 18,666 acres, 24% contained
Gold Fire, Yuba County NEW/FINAL
Hammonton Rd, 1 mile N of Beale AFB
• 40 acres, 100% contained

Fay Fire, Siskiyou County (more info…) FINAL
Highway 3 and Fay Lane, 7 miles south of Etna
• 469 acres, 100% contained

Felipe Fire, Santa Clara County FINAL
San Felipe Rdm 8 miles northeast of Morgan Hill
• 70 acres, 100% contained

Lariat, Vegetation Fire, Santa Clara County, NEW
Lariat Ln x Claitor Way, 6 miles NE of San Jose
∙ 101 acres, brush 50% contained

**Unified Command**
Whittier Fire, Santa Barbara County (more info…)
Lake Cachuma area, south of Hwy 154
• 11,920 acres, 48% contained

Alamo Fire, San Luis Obispo County (more info…)
Highway 166 at Alamo Creek Road, east of Santa Maria
• 28,687 acres, 65% contained

Jennings Fire, San Diego County (more info…) NEW
I-8 and Old Hwy 80, Community of Lakeside
• 400 acres, 30% contained

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

Schaeffer Fire, Tulare County (more info…)
17 miles north of Kernville
• 15,859 acres, 25% contained

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

Farad Fire, Sierra County (more info…)
CA/NV Stateline, 12 miles NE of Truckee
• 670 acres, 20% contained

Long Valley Fire, Lassen County (more info…) NEW
Hwy 395 x Cowboy Joe Rd, 3 miles north of Doyle
• 8,000 acres, 25% contained

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

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