Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV
WWUS85 KVEF 281810
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
1110 AM PDT Fri Apr 28 2017
.Strong north winds and very dry air will combine to produce
critical fire weather conditions in the Colorado River Valley
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-Lower Colorado River Valley-
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-NV side-
1110 AM PDT Fri Apr 28 2017 /1110 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017/
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT /11 PM MST/
SATURDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...
* TIMING...Strong north to northwest winds are expected through
Saturday. Winds should peak early this afternoon, then a brief
lull is possible tonight before picking up again during the day
Saturday. Winds will decrease Saturday night.
* WIND...North winds gusting to 40 to 50 mph today and
Saturday, with locally higher gusts possible.
* HUMIDITY...Five to 10 percent each afternoon.
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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.