Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
333 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

.ANOTHER STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASING WINDS TO
THE AREA FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. WARM TEMPERATURES AND DRY
CONDITIONS ARE STILL EXPECTED AT LOWER ELEVATIONS FRIDAY BEFORE THE
LOW MOVES ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

AZZ101-102-CAZ229-NVZ461-462-465-466-242300-
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.A.0004.140425T1800Z-140426T0300Z/
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-AZ SIDE-
NORTHWEST DESERTS/NORTHWEST PLATEAU-LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY-
LINCOLN COUNTY/ELY DISPATCH-NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-
CLARK AND SW LINCOLN COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-NV SIDE-
333 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014 /333 AM MST THU APR 24 2014/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 101...102...229...461...462...465 AND 466...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ARIZONA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 LAKE MEAD
  NRA/COLORADO RIVER-AZ SIDE AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102 NORTHWEST
  DESERTS/NORTHWEST PLATEAU. IN CALIFORNIA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  229 LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY. IN NEVADA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  461 LINCOLN COUNTY/ELY DISPATCH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 462 NYE
  COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 465
  CLARK AND SW LINCOLN COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 466 LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-NV SIDE.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE MORNING FRIDAY WITH THE
  STRONGEST WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY 10 TO 15 PERCENT AT LOWER
  ELEVATIONS. HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE FAIRLY QUICKLY
  FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
  AND DRY FUELS CAN CREATE CONDITIONS THAT ARE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE FIRE WEATHER
OFFICIALS IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH. LISTEN FOR
LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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