Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
408 AM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

CAZ270-273-278-NVZ450-453-458-459-230000-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0007.170723T2000Z-170724T0600Z/
Surprise Valley California-Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
Eastern Lassen County-Western Nevada Sierra Front-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-Northern Washoe County-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
408 AM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS FOR THE
EASTERN SIERRA...WESTERN NEVADA AND FAR NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds, which is in
effect from Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 270 Surprise Valley California, Fire
  Zone 273 Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties, Fire Zone 278
  Eastern Lassen County, Fire Zone 450 Western Nevada Sierra
  Front, Fire Zone 453 West Central Nevada Basin and Range, Fire
  Zone 458 Northern Washoe County and Fire Zone 459 Mineral and
  Southern Lyon Counties.

* THUNDERSTORMS...A scattered mix of wet and dry thunderstorms is
  expected for Sunday afternoon and evening. Any dry lightning
  strikes will cause new wildfires in the area.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Lightning can create new fire starts and may combine
  with strong outflow winds to cause fires to rapidly grow in
  size and intensity before first responders can contain them.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid outdoor activities that can cause a spark near dry
vegetation, such as yard work, target shooting, or campfires.
Follow local fire restrictions. Check weather.gov/reno for
updates and livingwithfire.info for preparedness tips.

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http://weather.gov/reno



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