Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
155 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015


NVZ455-470-041200-
/O.EXB.KLKN.FW.W.0003.150904T1800Z-150905T0300Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
155 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
455 AND 470...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470 EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 7 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

NVZ457-041200-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150905T0300Z/
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-
155 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 NORTHERN NYE
  COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. WINDS WILL
  SUBSIDE AFTER SUNSET THIS EVENING...BUT RESTRENGTHEN QUICKLY
  AFTER SUNRISE FRIDAY MORNING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
  EVENING...RISING OVERNIGHT...THEN LOWERING BELOW 15 PERCENT
  AGAIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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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