California’s devastating wildfire season may get a lot worse this weekend

Firefighter Ricardo Gomez, of a San Benito Monterey Cal Fire crew, sets a controlled burn with a drip torch while fighting the Creek Fire, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Shaver Lake, Calif.  Firefighters trying to contain the massive wildfires in Oregon, California and Washington state are constantly on the verge of exhaustion as they try to save suburban houses, including some in their own neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) FX608

Fierce, dry winds blowing off high elevations from Sunday into Tuesday will pose a huge new fire risk for Northern California while vegetation is at record dry levels. The weather service is warning of extreme danger.

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