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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
148 PM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

CAZ273-NVZ450-459-300400-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0013.160729T2100Z-160730T0400Z/
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
148 PM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS FOR PORTIONS OF
WESTERN NEVADA AND THE EASTERN SIERRA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 273 MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES,
   FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT AND FIRE ZONE 459
  MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE EASTERN SIERRA OF
  CALIFORNIA AND THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...PUSHING
  EASTWARD TOWARD HIGHWAY 95 BY LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC AND SUDDEN WIND GUSTS 35-50 MPH ARE
  LIKELY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE IN THE DESERT AREAS.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING CAN CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND MAY COMBINE
  WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO CAUSE A FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN
  SIZE AND INTENSITY. ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL ALSO IMPACT
  ONGOING FIRES SUCH AS THE ROCK FIRE NORTH OF RENO. OUTFLOWS
  CAN EXTEND A LONG DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CAUSE A SPARK NEAR DRY
VEGETATION... SUCH AS YARD WORK... TARGET SHOOTING... OR
CAMPFIRES. FOLLOW LOCAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO
FOR UPDATES AND LIVINGWITHFIRE.INFO FOR PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-300400-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0013.160729T2100Z-160730T0400Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
148 PM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS ACROSS EXTREME
NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 270 SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA, FIRE
  ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN
  WASHOE COUNTY.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  EXPECTED TO DEVELOP MID TO LATE AFTERNOON LASTING INTO THE
  EARLY EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC AND SUDDEN WIND GUSTS 35-50 MPH ARE
  LIKELY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE IN THE DESERT AREAS.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING CAN CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND MAY COMBINE
  WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO CAUSE A FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN
  SIZE AND INTENSITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CAUSE A SPARK NEAR DRY
VEGETATION... SUCH AS YARD WORK... TARGET SHOOTING... OR
CAMPFIRES. FOLLOW LOCAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO
FOR UPDATES AND LIVINGWITHFIRE.INFO FOR PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

$$

NVZ453-300400-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0013.160729T2100Z-160730T0400Z/
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
148 PM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS FOR AREAS MAINLY
WEST OF HIGHWAY 95...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND
  RANGE.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE SIERRA FRONT... PUSHING
  EASTWARD TOWARD HIGHWAY 95 BY LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC AND SUDDEN WIND GUSTS 35-50 MPH ARE
  LIKELY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING CAN CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND MAY COMBINE
  WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO CAUSE A FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN
  SIZE AND INTENSITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CAUSE A SPARK NEAR DRY
VEGETATION... SUCH AS YARD WORK... TARGET SHOOTING... OR
CAMPFIRES. FOLLOW LOCAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO
FOR UPDATES AND LIVINGWITHFIRE.INFO FOR PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

$$

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