Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
918 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

NVZ454-467-240400-
/O.EXA.KLKN.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140724T0400Z/
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
918 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
454 AND 467...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 454 CENTRAL LANDER AND
  EUREKA COUNTIES AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 467 CENTRAL AND WESTERN
  HUMBOLDT COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 7 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

NVZ468>470-240400-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140724T0400Z/
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
918 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
468...469 AND 470...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 468 EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY
  AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469
  SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470
  EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 6 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

NVZ455-457-240400-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140724T0400Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE
COUNTY-
918 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
455 AND 457...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
  50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 5 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

RCM




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