Mountain and valley thunderstorms increase fire threat

POSTED: 12:49 PM Jul 02 2013   UPDATED: 7:58 PM Jul 02 2013
Fire Wx Watch Red Flag Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch and Red Flag Warnings for the Northstate due to the threat of thunderstorms with substantial lightning and gusty winds.

FIRE WEATHER WATCH

RED FLAG WARNING

We can expect thunderstorms to develop Tuesday afternoon through the overnight hours.  Wednesday will bring another round of dangerous thunderstorms.