Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
955 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...CRITICAL CONDITIONS IN BASIN NEAR AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL DROP FROM WESTERN CANADA INTO THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST THIS WEEK. THIS WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT INTO OREGON AND
IDAHO ON WEDNESDAY...BRINGING CRITICAL CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN AND WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA.

CAZ278-NVZ450-453-458-021400-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0007.150902T1900Z-150903T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0006.150902T2000Z-150903T0400Z/
EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
955 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA
AND WESTERN AND WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT AS IT HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A WARNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY...FIRE
  ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST
  CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN
  WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...BETWEEN 8 AND 15%.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY 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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