Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
205 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...A DEEPENING STORM SYSTEM ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL BRING
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO THE SOUTHERN GREAT BASIN
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY MAKING FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF DANGEROUS FIRE
WEATHER...

NVZ460-462-011715-
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.A.0003.150902T2000Z-150904T0300Z/
ESMERALDA AND NYE COUNTY DESERTS/CNC DISPATCH-
NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-
205 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
460 AND 462...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 460 AND 462...OTHERWISE KNOWN
  AS EMERALDA AND NYE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENINGS.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 40
  MPH. HIGHER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ON EXPOSED RIDGETOPS.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 8 AND 12
  PERCENT...WITH SOME RECOVERY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE FIRE WEATHER OFFICIALS
IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH. LISTEN FOR LATER
FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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