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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
243 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

CAZ270-271-278-NVZ458-291400-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.A.0007.160729T2100Z-160730T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA
COUNTIES-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
243 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS
FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 270 SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA, FIRE
  ZONE 271 WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN
  NEVADA COUNTIES, FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY AND FIRE
  ZONE 458 NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTS 40-50 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  GUSTS OVER 60 MPH 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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO




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