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California Statewide Fire Summary For Thursday, July 13, 2017

Approximately 8,200 firefighters are battling 14 large wildfires in California.

In the northern region, 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. The chance of isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will increase a bit over the eastern areas later this week and over the weekend, but should occur mainly only about as far north as Mount Lassen; however, confidence in thunderstorm development is low. Afternoon temperatures will climb to 5-10 degrees above normal inland with the warmest areas around 107 and maybe as hot as 110 over the weekend. The coastal marine layer will thin out even more later this week under the high pressure, but already overnight and morning marine layer cloudiness is fairly minimal and likely to remain so, though that cloudiness will be most persistent north of Cape Mendocino as is seasonably common. In the southern region, starting Friday into the weekend, high pressure will become reestablished over the Southwest. This will lead to much warmer temperatures. Although highs will not be as hot as last week, temperatures will still be close to 100 in the valleys. Monsoonal moisture will begin to return to the region over the weekend with numerous wet thunderstorms possible over the desert and adjacent areas of the San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests, as well as the Kern County Mountains by Sunday. The monsoonal moisture will likely reach the Sierras by Sunday or Monday. Most of the storms will be east of the Central Coast and Santa Barbara County. Slightly cooler weather may return by the middle of next week.

Fires of Interest:

**CAL FIRE Incidents**
Wall Fire, Butte County (more info…)
Chinese Wall Rd, 5 miles north of Bangor
• 6,033 acres, 75% contained
• All evacuation warnings, orders and road closures have been lifted

Winters Fire, Yolo County (more info…) FINAL
Highway 128 at Pleasant View Road, 3 miles southwest of Winters
• 2,269 acres, 100% contained

Garza Fire, Kings County (more info…)
8.5 miles east of Parkfield near the Monterey, Kings County Line
• 26,172 acres, 35% contained

Quail, Vegetation Fire, Calaveras County, Update (more info…) NEW
Oak Hill Dr. x Quail Oaks Rd. Community of Valley Springs
∙ 59 acres grass and brush, 75% contained

Rebie Fire, Butte County NEW/FINAL
Rebie Way and Forbestown Rd, south east of Lake Oroville
• 5 acres, 100% contained

Spaletta, Marin County NEW/FINAL
Point Reyes x Petaluma Rd, 5 miles southwest of Petaluma
∙ 25 acres grass, oak woodland 100% contained

Rosado Fire, El Dorado County NEW/FINAL
Rosado Rd, El Dorado Hills
∙ 13 acres grass, oak woodland 100% contained

Lariat, Vegetation Fire, Santa Clara County (more info…)
Lariat Ln x Claitor Way, 6 miles NE of San Jose
∙ 101 acres, brush 95% contained

**Unified Command**
Whittier Fire, Santa Barbara County (more info…)
Lake Cachuma area, south of Hwy 154
• 12,263 acres, 48% contained

Alamo Fire, San Luis Obispo County (more info…)
Highway 166 at Alamo Creek Road, east of Santa Maria
• 28,687 acres, 78% contained

Jennings Fire, San Diego County (more info…)
I-8 and Old Hwy 80, Community of Lakeside
• 400 acres, 90% contained

**Federal Incidents**
Island Fire, Siskiyou County (more info…)
14 miles west of Etna in the Marble Mountain Wilderness
• 1,039 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
• 747 acres, 28% contained

Long Valley Fire, Lassen County (more info…)
Hwy 395 x Cowboy Joe Rd, 3 miles north of Doyle
• 30,510 acres, 3% contained

Hidden, Vegetation Fire, San Bernardino County (more info…) NEW
Hwy 330, 1 mile north of Highland
Federal DPA, FRA, San Bernardino National Forest
∙ 34 acres grass and brush, 20% contained

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

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