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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
322 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

CAZ270>272-278-NVZ450-453-458-231400-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0011.170723T2200Z-170724T0700Z/
Surprise Valley California-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada
Counties-Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Eastern Lassen County-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
Northern Washoe County-
322 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT PDT SUNDAY NIGHT FOR NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST
NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 270 Surprise Valley California, Fire
  Zone 271 Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern
  Nevada Counties, Fire Zone 272 Greater Lake Tahoe Area, Fire
  Zone 278 Eastern Lassen County, Fire Zone 450 Western Nevada
  Sierra Front, Fire Zone 453 West Central Nevada Basin and
  Range and Fire Zone 458 Northern Washoe County.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Isolated to scattered wet and dry thunderstorms
  are expected for Sunday afternoon and evening. Any dry
  lightning strikes may cause new wildfires in the area.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...up to 50 mph in zones 271 and 272 and up to 60
  mph elsewhere.

* IMPACTS...Lightning can create new fire starts and may combine
  with strong outflow winds to cause fires 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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