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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
518 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

CAZ270-271-273-278-NVZ450-458-459-282300-
/O.CON.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-
518 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

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

* 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 FIRE ZONE 459 MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

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

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTS 40-50 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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