CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WEATHER UPDATE FROM NWS: Red Flag Warning is in effect for much of interior Northern California through 7 am PST Friday morning. Strong wind combined with very low humidity and dry fuels will create critical fire weather conditions. Please practice proper fire safety to avoid fires. Strong north to east wind today, decreasing this evening, except remaining strong in the eastern foothills, Western Plumas mountains, and west slopes of the Northern Sierra Nevada into Friday morning. North to east wind 20 to 40 mph with gusts 45 to 65 mph expected. In Central Valley, strongest wind on northern and western portions this morning into mid-afternoon. Strong wind continues in eastern foothills and mountains through Friday morning. Strong winds are expected across portions of NorCal overnight tonight through tomorrow. This will create critical fire weather danger as well as the possibility of downed tree limbs & power lines.