Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
414 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

CAZ272-291900-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150829T1900Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
414 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR THE LAKE TAHOE AREA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 272 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. SIERRA
  RIDGE WIND GUSTS UP TO 85 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...30 TO 35 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  IS TYPICAL FOR AUGUST...THE DURATION AND STRENGTH OF WINDS
  ALONG WITH THE LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
  WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR.  CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

CAZ273-NVZ450-453-459-300000-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150830T0100Z/
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
414 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR THE EASTERN SIERRA
AND MUCH OF WESTERN NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 273 MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES...
  FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST
  CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 459 MINERAL AND
  SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  MPH. LOCALLY STRONGER GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN WIND PRONE AREAS.
  SIERRA RIDGE WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT. DRIEST CONDITIONS EXPECTED
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON NEAR AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 95.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  IS TYPICAL FOR AUGUST...THE DURATION AND STRENGTH OF WINDS
  ALONG WITH THE LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
  WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR.  CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO



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