Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
230 AM PDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Strong north winds and very dry air will combine to produce
critical fire weather conditions in the Colorado River Valley
Friday and Saturday.

AZZ101-CAZ229-NVZ466-271730-
/O.CON.KVEF.FW.A.0001.170428T1800Z-170430T0600Z/
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-Lower Colorado River Valley-
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-NV side-
230 AM PDT Thu Apr 27 2017 /230 AM MST Thu Apr 27 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 101, 229, AND 466...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zone 101. In
  California...Fire weather zone 229. In Nevada...Fire weather
  zone 466.

* TIMING...Strong winds will begin Friday morning, peak Friday
  afternoon, and possibly lull Friday night before picking up
  again during the day Saturday. Winds will decrease Saturday
  night.

* WIND...North winds gusting to 40 to 50 mph on Friday and
  Saturday, with locally higher gusts possible Friday afternoon
  and evening.

* HUMIDITY...Five to 10 percent each afternoon.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.

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