Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
313 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...FIRE DANGER INCREASING ACROSS NEVADA...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO COMBINE WITH LOW
HUMIDITIES ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA INTO THIS
EVENING. WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON BOTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
AFTERNOONS ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL NEVADA.

NVZ457-031315-
/O.EXT.KLKN.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150905T0300Z/
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-
313 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW 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 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. WINDS WILL
  SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT BUT INCREASE AGAIN DURING THE MID TO LATE
  MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...AND REMAIN ELEVATED INTO
  THE EARLY EVENING HOURS EACH DAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 7 PERCENT. HUMIDITIES WILL RISE
  ABOVE 15 PERCENT IN MOST AREAS DURING THE OVERNIGHT PERIODS
  TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...BEFORE LOWERING BACK BELOW 15
  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.

&&

$$

NVZ467>470-030300-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150903T0300Z/
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
313 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
467...468...469 AND 470...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 467 CENTRAL AND WESTERN
  HUMBOLDT COUNTY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 468 EASTERN HUMBOLDT
  COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469
  SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470
  EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

$$



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