Wildfire smoke could be noticeable in Northern California

THE NEXT 48 HOURS. Back here, closer to home, it’s a live in Fairfield, we wake up and we feel a little bit of that breeze. TEMPERATURES ARE RIGHT NOW IN THE AVERAGE TO UP TO THE 50S IN THE BOTTOM OF THE VALLEY. It’s 32 hours as we check into Lake Tahoe. NOT A LOT OF WIND IS BRINGING UP FROM THIS BEGINNING OF FREEZING IN THE MOUNTAINS AT THE MOMENT. We have east winds at nine o’clock in Auburn, and we have south winds from 3 to 6 in Yuba City, and up to Sacramento, and we feel that breeze coming through Fairfield that helps evacuate some smoke there. THIS IS ALONG THE SITE FIRE AND IT IS ALSO STARTING TO BREW SOME PARTS OF THE VALLEY. TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS IN A LITTLE BIT. The other thing to keep in mind is we have kind of a breeze there, your allergies might bog you down, especially the tree. TREE POLLEN. AT THE MOMENT, WALNUT, OLIVE AND PINE EMIT THE MOST POLLEN. AND THEN ALSO KEEP IN MIND THE GRASS POLLENS IN THIS MODERATE CONCENTRATION CURRENTLY IN YOUR VALLEY PLANNER FOR THIS WEDNESDAY, WE’RE GONNA START OUT NICE AND FRESH. Expect to see hazy skies. I know I heard from Terry in Rocklin this morning via email. SHE SAID I CAN SMELL THE SMOKE THIS MORNING TAMARA, SO I WON’T BE SURPRISED IF MORE OF US START TO SMELL THE SMOKE As the hours pass now and get closer to noon, IT WILL BE A SLIGHT DROP IN TEMPERATURES TODAY WITH HIGHS IN THE HIGH 80S, AND THIS SOUTHWEST WIND WILL BE PRETTY STANDARD AND STABLE TODAY IN THE CONTRILLONS. LOOKING INTO THE MID 60S, AROUND 9 AM, YOU’RE ALSO GOING TO HAVE A FEW PATCHES OF MAZY SKY IN THE HIGH 70S BY LUNCH TIME. SOME DAYTIME MAXIMUMS will peak in the 80s and your winds will be out of the west at around 5 to 10 mph. YOUR SIERRA PLANNER FOR TODAY LOOK FOR THE LOW 50S AT 9:00 AM. POTENTIALLY HAZY SKY AROUND NOON, 62 DEGREES AT 3:00 PM WITH HIGHS PUSHING DOWN TO THE MID 60’S. TODAY IN THE EXTENDED FORECAST, TODAY WILL BE THE LAST DAY WE SEE THE 80’S POTENTIALLY DURING A LITTLE TIME. THEN WE’LL GO INTO THE LOW 90S BY TOMORROW AND I EXPECT THAT WHEN WE GET INTO FRIDAY AND SATURDAY YOU WILL START TALK ABOUT THE HEAT, ESPECIALLY TEO TORRES MAY HAVE A FEW COMPLAINTS TO BET. I have friends coming to town. REALLY HOT. YEAH. WOW. AREN’T THEY GONNA BE LUCKY WHEN THEY’

Northern California Forecast: Wildfire Smoke Impacts and Rising Temperatures for the Rest of the Week

Parts of Northern California may still notice smoke and haze on Wednesday as wildfires continue to churn out smoke. A land breeze has replaced dangerous northerly winds that increased the risk of wildfires in recent days, meteorologist Tamara Berg said. This wind change will also move smoke into the Sacramento Valley. Major wildfires in the region include the Sites Fire in Colusa County, which could bring smoke to parts of the Sacramento Valley near Calaveras County as there could still be hazy skies . Crews are working to extinguish the Aero Fire. Air quality concerns are expected to be minimal, but Wednesday will also be the last day of the week in the 80 degree range. Berg said the high temperature is 88 degrees. The average for this time of year is 90 degrees. Thursday June 20 and Friday June 21 will start to warm up, with Thursday in the low to mid 90s and Friday in the upper 90s. Berg said the temperature will be in the triple digits. the weather is expected for both days of the weekend. Some allergy sufferers may also have difficulty Wednesday due to winds blowing pollen. Read our 2024 wildfire preparedness guide to learn more. Here are the key websites that are important to all Californians during wildfire season. Cal Fire Wildfire Incidents: Cal Fire tracks its wildfire incidents here. You can sign up here for text messages to receive updates from Cal Fire on wildfires occurring near your zip code. Wildfires on Federal Lands: Federal wildfire incidents are tracked here. Preparing for Power Outages: Ready.gov explains how to prepare for a power outage and what to do when you get back from here. Here’s how to track and report PG&E power outages. Stay informed when you’ve lost power and cell phone service: How to find a National Weather Service radio station near you. Be prepared for road closures: download the Caltrans QuickMap app or view the latest QuickMap Road Conditions here. REAL-TIME TRAFFIC MAP Click here to view our interactive traffic map. INTERACTIVE TRACKING, DOPPLER RADARC Click here to view our interactive radar. DOWNLOAD OUR APP FOR LATEST Here is where you can download our app. Follow our KCRA Weather Team on social mediaChief Meteorologist Mark Finan on Facebook and TwitterMeteorologist Tamara Berg on Facebook and TwitterMeteorologist Dirk Verdoorn on FacebookMeteorologist/Climate Journalist Heather Waldman on Facebook and TwitterMeteorologist Kelly Curran on Twitter.Watch our forecasts on TV or onlineHere’s where find our latest video forecasts. You can also watch our latest newscast live here. Our website banner turns red when we are live. We also stream on the Very Local app for Roku, Apple TV or Amazon Fire TV.

Parts of Northern California may still notice smoke and haze on Wednesday as wildfires continue to churn out smoke.

A land breeze replaced dangerous northerly winds that increased the risk of wildfires in recent days, meteorologist Tamara Berg said. This wind change will also bring some smoke to the Sacramento Valley.

Major wildfires in the region include the Sites Fire in Colusa County, which may bring smoke to parts of the Sacramento Valley near Colusa.

Calaveras County may still experience foggy skies as crews work to extinguish the Aero Fire.

However, air quality issues are expected to be minimal.

Wednesday will also be the last day of the week in the 80 degree range. Berg said the high temperature is 88 degrees. The average this time of year is 90 degrees.

Thursday June 20 and Friday June 21 will begin to warm up, with Thursday in the low to mid 90s and Friday in the upper 90s.

Berg said triple-digit weather was expected for both days of the weekend.

Some allergy sufferers may also have difficulty Wednesday due to winds blowing pollen.

Allergy sufferers in Northern California may have difficulty with pollen in the air.

Read our 2024 wildfire preparedness guide to learn more.

Here are the key websites that are important to all Californians during wildfire season.

REAL-TIME TRAFFIC MAP

Click here to view our interactive traffic map.

INTERACTIVE TRACK, DOPPLER RADAR

Click here to view our interactive radar.

DOWNLOAD OUR APP FOR THE LATEST

Here is where you can download our app.

Follow our KCRA weather team on social media

Watch our forecasts on TV or online

Here’s where to find our latest video forecasts. You can also watch our latest newscast live here. The banner on our website turns red when we are live.

We also stream on the Very Local app for Roku, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire TV.

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