Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1037 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016


NVZ470-312345-
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EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
1037 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
SUNDAY FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 470...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470...

* FOR THE RED FLAG WARNING TODAY, IT WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT
  11PM. THE MESSAGE BELOW IS FOR THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR TOMORROW
  (SUNDAY).

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470 EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...FOR SUNDAY...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.

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.

&&

$$

NVZ454-455-457-469-310645-
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CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
1037 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
454...455...457 AND 469...

MUCH OF THE CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY HAS DIMINISHED ACROSS THE WARNING
AREA AND ONLY VERY ISOLATED STORMS CAN BE SEEN. AS THE MAIN
THREAT FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS HAS ENDED, THEREFORE THE WARNING IS
BEING ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 11 PM. SOME LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS CAN BE
EXPECTED, WITH BREEZY WINDS DURING THE OVERNIGHT.

$$



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