Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
210 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016


NVZ470-311515-
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/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160731T0600Z/
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
210 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 470...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
470...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470 EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
  AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TO SCATTERED MOSTLY DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A MIX OF
  DRY AND WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND COMBINE
  WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO PRODUCE RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW... OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS... LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY... AND WARM TEMPERATURES
CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.


&&

$$

NVZ454-455-457-469-310600-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160731T0600Z/
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
210 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 454...455...457 AND 469...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 454 CENTRAL LANDER AND
  EUREKA COUNTIES...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA
  COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469
  SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
  THE AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TO SCATTERED MOSTLY DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A MIX OF
  DRY AND WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND COMBINE
  WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO PRODUCE RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW... OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS... LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY... AND WARM TEMPERATURES
CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

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