A Red Flag Warning has been issued covering the East Bay hills and valleys and Diablo Range from 5:00 PM Thursday, September 9, to 11:00 AM Friday, September 10, due to chance for dry thunderstorms and lightning, gusty outflow winds, and increased risk of new wildfire starts and rapid spread. Follow all posted fire rules, be aware of park restrictions, and immediately report any fire danger (EMERGENCIES: 9-1-1 / NON-EMERGENCY: 510-881-1833).
RED FLAG FIRE SAFETY RULES INCLUDE:
POTENTIAL PARK CLOSURES:
In extremely dry and windy weather, access to Regional Parks may be restricted, activities may be curtailed, or parks may be closed entirely, by order of the Park District’s Fire Chief to ensure public safety. For up-to-date information about fire dangers and park status, visit www.ebparks.org/firewarninginfo.
Dave Mason, Public Information Supervisor