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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
228 PM PDT WED AUG 31 2016

CAZ270-312230-
/O.CAN.KREV.FW.A.0012.160901T1800Z-160902T0400Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-
228 PM PDT WED AUG 31 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
SURPRISE VALLEY IN CALIFORNIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS CANCELLED THIS FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

WHILE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE RATHER BREEZY THURSDAY, RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL ALSO BE RISING. GUSTS SHOULD BE ON THE ORDER OF
30-35 MPH WITH RH RISING TO AROUND 20% THURSDAY AFTERNOON. AS
SUCH...THE WATCH FOR ZONE 270 HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

CAZ278-NVZ450-458-010930-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0012.160901T1800Z-160902T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0018.160901T1800Z-160902T0400Z/
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-160901T0300Z/
EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
228 PM PDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA...FAR
NORTHWEST NEVADA AND THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA...FAR
NORTHWEST NEVADA AND THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM TO 9 PM PDT THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY, FIRE ZONE
  450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN
  WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...FOR TODAY: SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH. FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING: SOUTHWEST WINDS 15
  TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITY WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 8 TO 16%.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAN
  CAUSE FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST
  RESPONDERS CAN CONTAIN THEM.

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.

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.

&&

$$

NVZ453-010930-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0018.160901T2000Z-160902T0400Z/
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
228 PM PDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE BASIN AND RANGE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
1 PM TO 9 PM PDT THURSDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND
  RANGE.

* WINDS THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO
  35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITY WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 8 TO 14%.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAN
  CAUSE FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST
  RESPONDERS CAN CONTAIN THEM.

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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