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Dense Smoke Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
319 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014


CAZ072-NVZ002-222300-
/O.CAN.KREV.SM.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140923T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.SM.Y.0002.140922T1800Z-140923T0300Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
INCLINE VILLAGE
319 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A DENSE SMOKE
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM PDT
THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY: DROPPING TO NEAR ONE MILE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY
  DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WHEN ADDITIONAL SMOKE FROM THE
  KING FIRE IS MOST LIKELY TO SPREAD EAST OF THE SIERRA CREST.

* IMPACTS: PERIODS OF DENSE SMOKE MAY RESULT IN UNHEALTHY AIR
  QUALITY WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DISCOURAGED. TRAVEL MAY BE
  IMPACTED DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY ON INTERSTATE 80...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
FIRE BECOMES LESS ACTIVE...OR A MORE FAVORABLE WEATHER PATTERN
DISPERSES THE SMOKE. PERSONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA SHOULD AVOID
PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE SMOKE AND STAY INDOORS.

&&

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