Red Flag Conditions, Extreme Fire Danger at National Parks in Marin for October 26, 2011
Contact: Jennifer Chapman, 415-464-5133
A red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service for the North Bay Hills and the East Bay Hills this afternoon has prompted National Park Service officials to declare extreme fire danger for Point Reyes National Seashore and Golden Gate NRA sites in Marin County for tomorrow, Wednesday, October 26, 2011. Offshore winds with very low relative humidity will increase the chance of a wildfire.
Public restrictions in effect on Wednesday within Point Reyes National Seashore boundaries are:
Public restrictions that will be in effect on Wednesday at GGNRA sites in Marin County, including the Marin Headlands and Muir Woods National Monument are:
Details about the red flag warning can be found on the National Weather Service website: http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=mtr&wwa=red%20flag%20warning
Did You Know?
Four species of pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) rest onshore or breed at Point Reyes: the Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris), the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina), the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus), and the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus). More...