Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
346 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.South to southwest winds gusting to around 35 mph will develop
by early this afternoon and will combine with low relative
humidity and very dry fuels to create areas of critical fire
weather conditions over portions of southern Nevada and northwest
Arizona into this evening.

AZZ101-102-NVZ461-463>466-262215-
/O.CON.KVEF.FW.W.0014.170626T1900Z-170627T0400Z/
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-
Northwest Deserts/Northwest Plateau-Lincoln County/Ely Dispatch-
Sheep Range-Spring Mountains-
Clark and SW Lincoln County Deserts/Las Vegas Dispatch-
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-NV side-
346 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017 /346 AM MST Mon Jun 26 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT /NOON MST/
TODAY TO 9 PM PDT /9 PM MST/ THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND
LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 101, 102, 461, 463, 464, 465, AND
466...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zones 101 and 102.In
  Nevada...Fire weather zones 461, 463, 464, 465, and 466.

* TIMING...Winds will increase significantly by noon today and
  will peak in the mid to late afternoon hours then gradually
  decrease this evening.

* WIND...South to southwest with sustained speeds of 15 to 25
  mph and gusts around 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity values of 4 to 8 percent
  can be expected this afternoon for most sites.

* IMPACTS...A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather
  conditions are expected. Any fires that develop will likely
  spread rapidly. A combination of strong winds...low relative
  humidity...and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme
  fire behavior.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Outdoor burning is not recommended. Heed all fire restrictions
and use extra caution with any ignition sources.

&&

$$

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