The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Mendocino County, which is in effect from this evening through Sunday evening.
* THUNDERSTORMS...Fast moving dry thunderstorms will pose a threat for fire starts due to lightning.
* OUTFLOW WINDS...Erratic gusty winds will be possible in and around thunderstorms.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur.
Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.