Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
324 AM PST Thu Dec 7 2017

AZZ101-CAZ229-NVZ466-072300-
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.W.0021.171207T1124Z-171207T2300Z/
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-Lower Colorado River Valley-
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-NV side-
324 AM PST Thu Dec 7 2017 /424 AM MST Thu Dec 7 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST /4 PM MST/ THIS
AFTERNOON FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect until 3 PM PST /4 PM MST/ this
afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zone 101.In
  California...Fire weather zone 229.In Nevada...Fire weather
  zone 466.

* TIMING...Strong wind gusts will persist from this morning
  through early afternoon before gradually decreasing.

* WIND...North gusts 35 to 45 mph from Lake Mohave to Lake Havasu.

* HUMIDITY...12 to 15 percent this morning lowering to 8 to 10
  percent early this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...A combination of strong winds and low relative
  humidity can contribute to extreme fire behavior. Any fires that
  develop will likely spread rapidly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Outdoor burning is not recommended.

&&

$$

weather.gov/lasvegas



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