Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
904 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017


NVZ454-240400-
/O.EXA.KLKN.FW.W.0012.170823T1800Z-170824T0400Z/
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
904 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 454...

The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a Red Flag
Warning for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds...which is
in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 454 Central Lander and
  Eureka Counties.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Scattered dry thunderstorms.

* IMPACTS...Numerous new fire starts will be possible.

* Impacts...Dry lightning may create new fire starts and combine
  with outflow winds to produce rapid fire growth.

* 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. The combination of
receptive fuels, frequent lightning and possibly gusty outflow
winds can lead to rapid fire growth.

&&

$$

NVZ469-470-240400-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0012.170823T1800Z-170824T0400Z/
Southwestern and Central Elko County-Eastern Elko County-
904 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 469 AND 470...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 469 Southwestern and Central
  Elko County and Fire Weather Zone 470 Eastern Elko County.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Scattered dry thunderstorms.

* IMPACTS...Numerous new fire starts will be possible.

* Impacts...Dry lightning may create new fire starts and combine
  with 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. The combination of
receptive fuels, frequent lightning and possibly gusty outflow
winds can lead to rapid fire growth.

&&

$$



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