Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
200 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...STRONG WINDS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...

LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL BRING A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS FOR THE SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND INTO SATURDAY. ALTHOUGH HUMIDITY IS NOT
EXPECTED TO BE UNUSUALLY LOW, THE LONG DURATION OF WINDY
CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH LOW FUEL MOISTURES MAY PRODUCE CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

CAZ272-281400-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0006.150829T0700Z-150829T1900Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
200 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR THE
LAKE TAHOE AREA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 272 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. SIERRA
  RIDGE WIND GUSTS UP TO 75 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LIMITED RECOVERY BETWEEN 45 AND 55 PERCENT FRIDAY
  NIGHT...THEN LOWERING TO BETWEEN 30 AND 35 PERCENT SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  IS TYPICAL FOR AUGUST, THE LONG DURATION OF WINDY CONDITIONS
  AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES MAY CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

CAZ273-NVZ450-453-281400-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0006.150829T1100Z-150830T0100Z/
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
200 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR
THE EASTERN SIERRA AND PORTIONS OF WESTERN NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 273 MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES...
  FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT AND FIRE ZONE 453
  WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
  LOCALLY STRONGER GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN WIND PRONE AREAS. SIERRA
  RIDGE WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LIMITED RECOVERY BETWEEN 35 AND 50 PERCENT FRIDAY
  NIGHT...THEN LOWERING TO BETWEEN 15 AND 25 PERCENT ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  IS TYPICAL FOR AUGUST, THE LONG DURATION OF WINDY CONDITIONS AND
  LOW FUEL MOISTURES MAY CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO



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