Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
939 PM PDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Surface high pressure building across the northern Great Basin
will generate gusty north winds down the Colorado River Valley
through Tuesday, primarily between Lake Mohave and Lake Havasu
City. Wind speeds look to be strongest on Tuesday. Humidity
values will fall below 10 percent each day as well.

AZZ101-CAZ229-NVZ466-231245-
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.W.0020.171023T1700Z-171025T0100Z/
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-Lower Colorado River Valley-
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-NV side-
939 PM PDT Sun Oct 22 2017 /939 PM MST Sun Oct 22 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PDT /10 AM MST/ MONDAY
TO 6 PM PDT /6 PM MST/ TUESDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 101, 229, AND 466...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM PDT /10 AM MST/ Monday to
6 PM PDT /6 PM MST/ Tuesday.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zone 101. In
  California...Fire weather zone 229. In Nevada...Fire weather
  zone 466.

* TIMING...Conditions for critical fire behavior will occur late
  Monday morning and continue through early Tuesday evening.

* WIND...North 20 to 25 mph, gusts to 35 mph Monday. North 25 to
  30 mph, gusts to 40 mph Tuesday. The winds will diminish a
  little Monday night.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity values 5 to 10 percent each day.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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