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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
111 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

CAZ270-271-273-278-NVZ450-458-459-281400-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0007.160729T2100Z-160730T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA
COUNTIES-MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
111 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS FOR
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS, WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 270 SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA, FIRE
  ZONE 271 WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN
  NEVADA COUNTIES, FIRE ZONE 273 MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES,
  FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY, FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN
  NEVADA SIERRA FRONT, FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY AND
  WESTERN FIRE ZONE 459 MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING. STORMS MAY
  BECOME SCATTERED IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  GUSTS OVER 60 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE DESERT AREAS.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING CAN CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND MAY COMBINE
  WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO CAUSE A FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN
  SIZE AND INTENSITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CAUSE A SPARK NEAR DRY
VEGETATION, SUCH AS YARD WORK, TARGET SHOOTING, OR CAMPFIRES.
FOLLOW LOCAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR
UPDATES AND LIVINGWITHFIRE.INFO FOR PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

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HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO


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