Lightning raises wildfire risk

Weather Forecasts

A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the West Side Hills, Sierra Foothills, Sierra Nevada and Kern County Mountains from midday Sunday through Monday afternoon. Lightning from dry thunderstorms could spark new wildfires.

The greatest threat is in the Sierra foothills, west side hills and mountains.

The Red Flag Warnings are in effect from 11:00 AM Sunday until 5:00 PM Monday.

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