The NWS has issued Red Flag Warnings for parts of the Northstate including the foothills and mountains.  Most of these warning are west and northwest of the valley floor.  There are also Red Flag Warnings posted for the western slopes of Sierra, to our southeast.

RED FLAG WARNINGS

Winds will stay breezy and gusty through Friday.  We're also expecting slightly cooler afternoon highs today, still over 15 degrees above normal.  Afternoon highs will actually be on the increase as we head in this weekend and next week.  Several forecast models are even indicating highs near 80 for Redding and Red Bluff by next Tuesday and Wednesday.