Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5
000
WWUS85 KLKN 301313
RFWLKN

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
613 AM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016


NVZ454-455-457-469-470-310600-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160731T0600Z/
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
613 AM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 454...455...457...469 AND 470...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 454 CENTRAL LANDER AND
  EUREKA COUNTIES...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA
  COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469
  SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470
  EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
  THE AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TO SCATTERED MOSTLY DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A MIX OF
  DRY AND WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND COMBINE
  WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO PRODUCE RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

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.

&&

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.