Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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WWUS85 KREV 302115
RFWREV

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
215 PM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

NVZ450-453-459-310500-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-140831T0500Z/
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
215 PM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN
NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...
  FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE AND FIRE
  ZONE 459 MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 15%.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE FIRES TO
GROW RAPIDLY IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST RESPONDERS CAN
CONTAIN THEM. AVOID DOING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CREATE A
SPARK NEAR DRY VEGETATION...SUCH AS YARD WORK...TARGET SHOOTING...
OR CAMPFIRES. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND
PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

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HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO





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