As of 10/14/2020 05:00
Updated 10/13/2020 13:00
Expires 10/16/2020 18:00
In response to a Red Flag Warning and PSPS Watch issued on 10/13/2020
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ACCERT has been placed on ALERT status due to a Red Flag Warning and PSPS Watch issued in Napa County. This alert takes priority over the ongoing COVID-19 SELECTIVE DEPLOY status.
A Red Flag Warning means that weather conditions are occurring or will occur that can contribute to extreme fire behavior. Any fires that develop have potential to spread rapidly.
A PSPS Watch means PG&E is monitoring the weather and the current forecast indicates power may be turned off for safety in the next 1-2 days.
This level requires no immediate response action by CERT volunteers. This is an advisory that CERT team leaders have been notified of an emergency management activity which may require CERT assistance during a crisis. We will not have a mission at this level, but you should have your equipment (PPE) ready.
Typical wildfire missions ACCERT may be tasked with include traffic control, communications, evacuation assistance and/or shelter operations. Power loss missions may include traffic control or welfare checks.
ACCERT continues to remain on SELECTIVE DEPLOY In response to the ongoing situation involving the Coronavirus outbreak.
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