Weather conditions surrounding the Mosquito Fire in Placer County

The Mosquito Fire burning in Placer County has prompted evacuations nearby, including the Foresthill area. Meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn says winds in the area are fairly calm, with humidity at 22%, with temperatures in the are in the 90 to mid-90s range. “It’s dry, but it’s not as dry as it could be. Verdoorn says there is some wind, and most of it is pushing everything to the east, where earlier this morning everything was pushed to the west.