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Dense Smoke Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
154 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...KING FIRE SMOKE RETURNS TO THE REGION...

.AFTER A PERIOD OF EAST WINDS OVER THE WEEKEND, SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL PUSH SMOKE BACK INTO THE RENO-TAHOE AREA TONIGHT INTO MONDAY.
THE AMOUNT OF SMOKE WILL BE HIGHLY DEPENDENT ON THE FIRE
ACTIVITY, BUT THE WIND DIRECTION WILL LIKELY BRING THE SMOKE INTO
THE TAHOE BASIN AND WESTERN NEVADA THROUGH MOST OF THE WEEK.

CAZ072-NVZ002-003-221200-
/O.NEW.KREV.SM.Y.0001.140921T2054Z-140923T0000Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY
154 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A DENSE SMOKE
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT MONDAY.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY OVERNIGHT
  AND INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* IMPACTS: PERIODS OF DENSE SMOKE MAY RESULT IN UNHEALTHY AIR
  QUALITY WITH OUTFOOR ACTIVITIES DISCOURAGED. TRAVEL MAY BE
  IMPACTED DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY ON INTERSTATE 80...HIGHWAY
  395...AND HIGHWAY 50 AND HIGHWAY 89.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SMOKE FROM WILDFIRES
SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES VISIBILITIES...MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO SEE
AND BREATHE.  THE SMOKE WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM UNTIL THE
FIRES ARE EXTINGUISHED...OR THERE IS A MORE FAVORBALE WEATHER
PATTERN TO DISPERSE THE SMOKE.  PERSONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA
SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE SMOKE AND STAY INDOORS.

&&

$$

AH

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