AccuWeather forecast: Foggy morning ahead of Red Flag Warning, critical fire danger

The marine layer is with us this morning bringing widespread low clouds and fog.

Clouds will linger this morning and then quickly get scoured out by dry north easterly winds developing throughout the day.

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Fire danger increases rapidly as dry winds continue to strip the air of nearly any and all moisture.

Wind speeds pick up significantly by the later in the afternoon across the lower elevations.

A wind advisory goes into effect at 4pm through 11 a.m. Monday for the lower elevations. Winds will still be gusty in the hills through Tuesday morning.

A Red Flag Warning has been issued for the lower elevations & hills as NNE winds 25-40 mph with gust to near 50 mph are possible in the valleys with possibly 70 mph wind gusts in the hills.

This is the strongest wind event since 2017, so please be prepared for power outages & downed trees.

Colder mornings and warmer days arrive this week. Unfortunately, no rain is in the forecast through the first week of November.

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Highs Sunday:
Santa Rosa 75
Concord 74
San Francisco 67
Oakland 71
San Jose 70

Today: AM clouds, PM sun.
Highs: 62-67.
Tonight: Clear & breezy.
North winds up to 50 mph possible.

Lows: In the 50s.
East Bay:
Today: Some morning clouds, then sunny, breezy afternoon
Highs: In the low 70s
Tonight: Clear & breezy
gusts to 45 mph
Lows: In the 50s

East Bay Valleys:
Today: Sunny & breezy in the afternoon
Highs: In the low to mid 70s
Tonight: Clear skies, gusts
to 45 mph
Lows: 48-54

North Bay:
Today: AM clouds, PM sun & breezy
Highs: 70-75
Tonight: Clear & breezy
gusts to 60 mph
Lows: Near 50

Today: Fog in the morning,
then sunny & breezy in the afternoon
Highs: Near 70
Tonight: Clear & breezy, gusts to 45 mph
Lows: In the 50s

South Bay:
Today: Sunny & cool
Highs: Near 70
Tonight: Clear & breezy, gusts to 30 mph after midnight
Lows: In the 50s

Critical Fire Weather. Red Flag Warning contiues through Tuesday 11AM in the hills.
Highs: 68-78.

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