Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
212 PM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016


NVZ454-455-457-301200-
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CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-
212 PM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
454...455...AND 457...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 454 CENTRAL LANDER AND
  EUREKA COUNTIES...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA
  COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND LAST THROUGH THE
  EVENING. THE HIGHEST THUNDERSTORM THREAT WILL BE SOUTH OF
  HIGHWAY 50.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

* 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. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.


&&

$$

NVZ468>470-301515-
/O.UPG.KLKN.FW.A.0003.160730T2000Z-160731T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KLKN.FW.W.0006.160730T1200Z-160731T0600Z/
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
212 PM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR
DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
468...469...AND 470...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 468 EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY
  AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469
  SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470
  EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
  THE AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TO SCATTERED MOSTLY DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A MIX OF
  DRY AND WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

* 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. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

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