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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
250 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 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.

CAZ070-071-NVZ003-005-291800-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150829T1800Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CEDARVILLE...EAGLEVILLE...
FORT BIDWELL...PORTOLA...SUSANVILLE...WESTWOOD...SIERRAVILLE...
LOYALTON...SPARKS...VERDI...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY...
EMPIRE...GERLACH
250 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING.

* TIMING: TONIGHT CONTINUING INTO LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

* WINDS: 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS UP TO
  60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR WIND PRONE AREAS.

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

* BLOWING DUST: RESTRICTIONS TO VISIBILITY FOR MOTORISTS DOWN TO
  1 MILE AT TIMES. VISIBILITY WILL BE POOREST AROUND THE SMOKE
  CREEK AND BLACK ROCK DESERTS AND VISIBILITY ON THE PLAYA MAY
  BE LOWER.

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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HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO




Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
414 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

CAZ272-291900-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150829T1900Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
414 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY 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...30 TO 35 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

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