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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
255 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...STRONG WINDS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL BRING A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS FOR THE SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA
LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. ALTHOUGH HUMIDITY IS NOT EXPECTED TO
BE EXCEPTIONALLY LOW...THE LONG DURATION OF THESE STRONG WINDS
COMBINED WITH DRY VEGETATION WILL BE VERY CAPABLE OF CARRYING
FIRES.

CAZ272-291400-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0005.150829T0900Z-150829T1900Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
255 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO NOON PDT
SATURDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR THE LAKE
TAHOE AREA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 272 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. SIERRA
  RIDGE WIND GUSTS UP TO 85 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LIMITED RECOVERY BETWEEN 40 AND 55 PERCENT
  TONIGHT...THEN LOWERING TO BETWEEN 30 AND 35 PERCENT SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  IS TYPICAL FOR AUGUST...THE DURATION AND STRENGTH OF WINDS
  ALONG WITH THE LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
  WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR.  CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$



Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
159 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.A POWERFUL SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
BRINGING STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS TO THE SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA
LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY ALONG WITH PERIODS OF BLOWING DUST TO
THE LOWER DESERT VALLEYS.

CAZ072-NVZ002-291200-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0004.150829T0900Z-150829T1800Z/
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0019.150829T1800Z-150830T1000Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TAHOE CITY...
TRUCKEE...MARKLEEVILLE...GLENBROOK...INCLINE VILLAGE
159 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM PDT
SATURDAY...
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO
3 AM PDT SUNDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM PDT
SATURDAY. A LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
SATURDAY TO 3 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 2O TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH DECREASING
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON TO 15 TO 25 WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON LAKE TAHOE: 2 TO 5 FEET WITH HIGHEST WAVES ON
  NORTH AND EAST SHORES.

* SMALL BOATS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF
  LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

* OTHER IMPACTS: WINDS WILL BE CAPABLE OF BRINGING DOWN TREE
  LIMBS AND MAY BLOW AWAY UNSECURED OUTDOOR ITEMS LIKE PATIO
  FURNITURE OR CAMPING GEAR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...SHOULD USE
CAUTION AND REMAIN ALERT FOR SUDDEN GUSTS OR CROSS WINDS. SECURE
OUTDOOR GEAR SUCH AS CAMPING GEAR AND PATIO FURNITURE. TREE LIMBS
MAY BE BLOWN DOWN AS WELL DUE TO DENSER FOLIAGE.

CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
159 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.A POWERFUL SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
BRINGING STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS TO THE SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA
LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY ALONG WITH PERIODS OF BLOWING DUST TO
THE LOWER DESERT VALLEYS.

CAZ072-NVZ002-291200-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0004.150829T0900Z-150829T1800Z/
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0019.150829T1800Z-150830T1000Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TAHOE CITY...
TRUCKEE...MARKLEEVILLE...GLENBROOK...INCLINE VILLAGE
159 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM PDT
SATURDAY...
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO
3 AM PDT SUNDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM PDT
SATURDAY. A LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
SATURDAY TO 3 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 2O TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH DECREASING
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON TO 15 TO 25 WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON LAKE TAHOE: 2 TO 5 FEET WITH HIGHEST WAVES ON
  NORTH AND EAST SHORES.

* SMALL BOATS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF
  LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

* OTHER IMPACTS: WINDS WILL BE CAPABLE OF BRINGING DOWN TREE
  LIMBS AND MAY BLOW AWAY UNSECURED OUTDOOR ITEMS LIKE PATIO
  FURNITURE OR CAMPING GEAR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...SHOULD USE
CAUTION AND REMAIN ALERT FOR SUDDEN GUSTS OR CROSS WINDS. SECURE
OUTDOOR GEAR SUCH AS CAMPING GEAR AND PATIO FURNITURE. TREE LIMBS
MAY BE BLOWN DOWN AS WELL DUE TO DENSER FOLIAGE.

CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$



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