VIDEO: Soaring Temperatures and Gusty Winds This Week Prompt Fire Warnings

OAKLAND (KRON) — Firefighters are gearing up around the Bay Area for a predicted warm spell that could increase the danger of wildfires across the region.

KRON 4 meteorologists say starting Wednesday temperatures will rise to the upper 80’s on Wednesday and then to the mid-90’s by Friday and into the weekend.

Adding to the fire danger, winds are expected to gust throughout the coming warm-up.

Officials urge residents to be aware of potential fire danger and to make sure there is defensible space around their property.

Stay tuned to KRON 4, the KRON 4 Mobile App, and for complete weather coverage.

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