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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
909 AM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

CAZ273-NVZ459-230415-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0007.170723T2000Z-170724T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0011.170723T2000Z-170724T0400Z/
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
909 AM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM PDT SUNDAY DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS FOR MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE
COUNTIES AND WEST CENTRAL NEVADA...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Red Flag
Warning for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds, which is in
effect from 1 PM to 9 PM PDT Sunday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 273 Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties
  and Fire Zone 459 Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties.

* THUNDERSTORMS...A scattered mix of wet and dry thunderstorms is
  expected for Sunday afternoon and evening. The thunderstorms
  will turn wet during the evening. Any dry strikes outside rain
  cores will have the potential to start new fires.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...up to 50 mph.

* 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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