Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
208 PM PDT MON JUL 21 2014

NVZ455-457-221215-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0005.140722T1800Z-140724T0400Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE
COUNTY-
208 PM PDT MON JUL 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 9 PM
PDT WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 455 AND 457...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
  50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. WINDS WILL
  SUBSIDE TUESDAY NIGHT AND AGAIN INCREASE ON WEDNESDAY FROM THE
  SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 7 PERCENT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
  RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT TUESDAY NIGHT AND DROP AS LOW AS 8
  PERCENT ON WEDNESDAY.

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

NVZ470-221215-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.A.0005.140723T1800Z-140724T0400Z/
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
208 PM PDT MON JUL 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470...

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

JRM





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