Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
944 AM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014


NVZ450-453-459-300445-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0016.140830T1800Z-140831T0500Z/
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
944 AM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM PDT SATURDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA
FRONT AND WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING SOUTHERN
LYON AND MINERAL COUNTIES...

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 10 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...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...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 15%.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE FIRES TO
GROW RAPIDLY IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST RESPONDERS CAN
CONTAIN THEM. AVOID DOING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CREATE A
SPARK NEAR DRY VEGETATION...SUCH AS YARD WORK...TARGET SHOOTING...
OR CAMPFIRES. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND
PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO





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