Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1144 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015


CAZ272-291945-
/O.EXP.KREV.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150829T1900Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
1144 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT NOON PDT TODAY FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR THE LAKE TAHOE AREA...

BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE LAKE
TAHOE AREA, BUT WITH HUMIDITY VALUES INCREASING, CRITICAL
CONDITIONS ARE NO LONGER ANTICIPATED.

$$

CAZ273-NVZ450-453-459-300100-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150830T0100Z/
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
1144 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR THE EASTERN SIERRA AND
MUCH OF WESTERN NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 273 MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES...
  FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST
  CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 459 MINERAL AND
  SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
  SIERRA RIDGE WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT. DRIEST CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON NEAR AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 95.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  IS TYPICAL FOR AUGUST...THE GUSTY WINDS ALONG WITH THE LOW FUEL
  MOISTURES WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR.  CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

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