Placer County Weather


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Weather Alert

Red Flag Warning
Effective: 2024-07-14 03:00:00
Expires: 2024-07-14 20:00:00
* Affected Area...Fire Zone 221 Stanislaus NF West of the Sierra Crest and Fire Zone 269 Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the Sierra Crest. * Isolated thunderstorms with little to no associated precipitation are possible. Lightning strikes may also occur outside of main precipitation cores. * Gusty strong and erratic outflow wind will be possible near any thunderstorm development. * Impacts...Lightning can create new fire starts and may combine with gusty wind to cause fires to rapidly grow in size and intensity. *
WHERE... Stanislaus National Forest; Tahoe - Eldorado National Forest
Red Flag Warning
Effective: 2024-07-13 16:59:00
Expires: 2024-07-14 20:00:00
* CHANGES...No Changes * Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 270 Surprise Valley California, Fire Weather Zone 271 Western Lassen, Eastern Plumas, and Eastern Sierra Counties, Fire Weather Zone 272 Greater Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area, Fire Weather Zone 274 Southern Mono County, Fire Weather Zone 278 Eastern Lassen County, Fire Weather Zone 420 Northern Sierra Front including Carson City, Douglas, Storey, Southern Washoe, Western Lyon, and Far Southern Lassen Counties, Fire Weather Zone 421 Southern Sierra Front including Alpine, Northern Mono, Southern Lyon, and Western Mineral Counties, Fire Weather Zone 423 West Humboldt Basin in Pershing County, Fire Weather Zone 429 Lahontan Basin including Churchill and Eastern Mineral Counties and Fire Weather Zone 458 Northern Washoe County. * Thunderstorms...Scattered mix of wet and dry thunderstorms. * Outflow Winds...Gusts upwards of 50 mph near thunderstorms. * Impacts...Lightning can create new fire starts and may combine with strong outflow winds to cause a fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity before first responders can contain them.
WHERE... Surprise Valley California; Western Lassen, Eastern Plumas, and Eastern Sierra Counties; Greater Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area; Southern Mono County; Eastern Lassen County; Northern Sierra Front - Carson City/Douglas/Storey/Southern Washoe/Eastern Lyon/Far Southern Lassen Counties; Southern Sierra Front - Alpine/Northern Mono/Southern Lyon/Western Mineral Counties; West Humboldt Basin - Pershing County; Lahontan Basin - Churchill and Eastern Mineral Counties; Northern Washoe County

Placer Current Conditions Map

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Active CalFire Incidents

County
Incident Name
Location
Acres Burned
% Contained
Updated
Alameda
test
0 / 0
01/31/2024
Contra Costa
Empire Mine Road and Deer Valley Road
50 / 0
06/26/2024
El Dorado
Unknown / TBD
16 / 0
06/16/2024
Fresno
East Kings Canyon Road, Squaw Valley
982 / 15
06/25/2024
Fresno
Palamino Drive and Elwood Road , Wonder Valley in Fresno County
2242 / 10
06/25/2024
Fresno
Watts Valley Road near Hog Mountain Road
267 / 0
06/25/2024
Fresno
3/4 Mile North of Green Cabin Flat Campground
14023 / 95
07/11/2024
Humboldt
East of Garberville on Alderpoint Road.
85 / 80
07/14/2024
Inyo
Lone Pine Golf Course Road and Main Street
51 / 80
07/14/2024
Kern
James Road, Bakersfield
100 / 0
06/11/2024
Kern
Dennison Road and Highline Road, Tehachapi
30 / 0
06/14/2024
Kern
Breckenridge Road, east of Traina Court
400 / 0
07/09/2024
Kern
I-5 near Hwy 43
50 / 0
07/12/2024
Kern
South of Twin Lakes
5027 / 10
07/14/2024
Kern
Sebastian Road, near Arvin
9950 / 40
07/14/2024
Kern
Cook Peak, Erskine Creek
120 / 5
07/14/2024
Lake
Estep St, Lakeport
1 / 0
06/24/2024
Lassen
East of Horse Creek north of Little Valley
42 / 25
07/14/2024
Lassen
Loomis Cabin Rd east of Little Valley
1025 / 10
07/14/2024
Los Angeles
230th Street East & Avenue D4, Lancaster
50 / 0
07/13/2024
Mendocino
97500 Block of Mina Rd, Northwest of Covelo
98 / 97
07/14/2024
Mendocino
800 Block of McNab Ranch Road, Ukiah
10 / 0
07/14/2024
Modoc
Hwy 395, Likely
4685 / 100
07/14/2024
Monterey
Turkey Flat Road, Parkfield
11 / 0
07/14/2024
Placer
Unknown / TBD
20 / 0
06/25/2024
Placer
West of Soda Springs, near Soda Springs Road
215 / 79
07/14/2024
Riverside
Unknown / TBD
70 / 0
07/05/2024
Riverside
CA-79 & Pauba Rd, Temecula, CA
101 / 100
07/14/2024
San Benito
800 Block of Hernandez Road, Pinnacles
642 / 95
06/19/2024
San Bernardino
Gas Line Rd
10 / 0
02/25/2024
San Bernardino
Stockton Flats, Lytle Creek
2936 / 47
07/14/2024
San Diego
Del Mar Scenic Parkway, Del Mar
15 / 0
06/25/2024
San Diego
Otay Mesa
0 / 0
05/18/2024
San Luis Obispo
Hurricane Road, Santa Margarita
12678 / 20
07/14/2024
San Luis Obispo
Quail Springs Rd & Soda Lake Rd
161 / 50
07/14/2024
Santa Barbara
Santa Lucia Road near Zaca Lake
38430 / 34
07/14/2024
Siskiyou
Klamath and Scott Rivers
0 / 0
09/05/2023
Siskiyou
Shelly Lake, Marble Mountain Wilderness
14965 / 3
07/14/2024
Siskiyou
10000 Block of Little Bogus Creek Rd
411 / 85
07/14/2024
Siskiyou
Snowden Hovey Gulch Road
10 / 0
07/14/2024
Tehama
Crazy Horse Road
42 / 0
07/13/2024
Trinity
Unknown / TBD
12 / 0
07/14/2024
Tulare
Unknown / TBD
14 / 0
06/15/2024
Tulare
Cow Mountain Road, Tule River Reservation
50 / 0
07/09/2024
Tulare
Unknown / TBD
509 / 80
07/13/2024
Tulare
Near Sherman Pass Road
494 / 0
07/14/2024
Tulare
Near Packsaddle Trail
47 / 0
07/14/2024

Earthquakes in California in the Last 72 Hours

Use our guide to get ready for the big one.

Time
Description
USGS Page
07/13/2024 1:35 p.m.
M 3.2 - 3 km SE of Yucaipa, San Bernardino County, CA
07/12/2024 2:48 p.m.
M 2.9 - 8 km SW of Brentwood, Contra Costa County, CA
07/12/2024 12:11 p.m.
M 2.5 - 13 km SSE of Mammoth Lakes, Mono County, CA
07/12/2024 10:45 a.m.
M 2.5 - 13 km SSE of Livermore, Alameda County, CA
07/11/2024 10:15 p.m.
M 2.6 - 11 km NNE of Brooktrails, Mendocino County, CA

5 Day Forecast for the Placer Region

Sunday, July 14 2024 1
1 PM
87°     Wind W 9.3 mph    broken clouds
4 PM
88°     Wind W 8.6 mph    broken clouds
7 PM
76°     Wind W 1.5 mph    scattered clouds
10 PM
67°     Wind E 7 mph    few clouds
Monday, July 15 2024 5
1 AM
65°     Wind E 7.2 mph    clear sky
4 AM
65°     Wind E 6.6 mph    clear sky
7 AM
77°     Wind SE 0.8 mph    clear sky
10 AM
86°     Wind W 7.0 mph    clear sky
1 PM
89°     Wind SW 10.2 mph    clear sky
4 PM
88°     Wind W 8.8 mph    clear sky
7 PM
73°     Wind W 1.5 mph    clear sky
10 PM
66°     Wind E 6.4 mph    clear sky
Tuesday, July 16 2024 13
1 AM
64°     Wind E 6.5 mph    clear sky
4 AM
64°     Wind E 6.3 mph    clear sky
7 AM
76°     Wind S 1.3 mph    clear sky
10 AM
85°     Wind SW 7.6 mph    clear sky
1 PM
88°     Wind SW 10.2 mph    clear sky
4 PM
86°     Wind SW 9.2 mph    clear sky
7 PM
68°     Wind SW 1.3 mph    clear sky
10 PM
61°     Wind E 6.7 mph    clear sky
Wednesday, July 17 2024 21
1 AM
62°     Wind E 7.2 mph    clear sky
4 AM
62°     Wind E 6.7 mph    clear sky
7 AM
75°     Wind SE 1.3 mph    clear sky
10 AM
84°     Wind SW 7.5 mph    clear sky
1 PM
88°     Wind SW 9.2 mph    clear sky
4 PM
87°     Wind SW 7.9 mph    clear sky
7 PM
69°     Wind SE 1.1 mph    clear sky
10 PM
62°     Wind E 7.4 mph    clear sky
Thursday, July 18 2024 29
1 AM
61°     Wind E 7.5 mph    clear sky
4 AM
61°     Wind E 7.6 mph    clear sky
7 AM
75°     Wind E 2.9 mph    clear sky
10 AM
87°     Wind SW 7.1 mph    clear sky
1 PM
91°     Wind SW 9.1 mph    clear sky
4 PM
90°     Wind W 7.5 mph    clear sky
7 PM
72°     Wind E 0.9 mph    clear sky
10 PM
66°     Wind E 7.6 mph    clear sky
Friday, July 19 2024 37
1 AM
65°     Wind E 7.3 mph    clear sky
4 AM
65°     Wind E 7.3 mph    clear sky
7 AM
79°     Wind E 3.4 mph    clear sky
10 AM
92°     Wind W 7.3 mph    clear sky

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