Low Snowfall, Windy Conditions Contributing To High Fire Danger
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Tuesday’s dismal snow survey has Cal Fire crews on alert.
The Sierra snowpack measured only 19 percent of the average for this time of year. Cal Fire says that, combined with the dry, windy conditions we’ve had recently means there’s a higher risk of fire.
In December, Cal Fire responded to more wildfires than in a typical December.
The department has beefed up staffing and canceled burn days to accommodate this rare, winter weather.