Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
242 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

CAZ273-181300-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.A.0010.171019T1900Z-171020T1200Z/
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
242 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT FOR MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE
COUNTIES...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 273 Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties.

* Winds...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph Thursday
  afternoon and night. Local gusts of 50 to 55 mph possible
  Thursday night on mid-slopes and wind prone areas.

* Humidity...Minimum 10 to 15 percent Thursday afternoon. Poor
  recovery Thursday night with RH remaining below 35 percent
  into early Friday morning.

* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
  cause 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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