Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
211 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...FIRE DANGER CONTINUES ACROSS CENTRAL NEVADA...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL RETURN DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING HOURS TODAY AND AGAIN ON FRIDAY. THE COMBINATION OF
THESE STRONG WINDS AND DRY AIR WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS.

NVZ457-040000-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150905T0300Z/
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-
211 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 NORTHERN NYE
  COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
  WINDS WILL SUBSIDE IN THE VALLEYS AFTER SUNSET...BUT
  RESTRENGTHEN QUICKLY AFTER SUNRISE FRIDAY MORNING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
  AFTERNOONS.

* 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
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

TURNER


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