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Dense Smoke Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
243 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

NVZ003-232200-
/O.CON.KREV.SM.Y.0003.140923T2100Z-140924T0300Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY
243 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

A DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY: DROPPING TO NEAR ONE MILE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY
  DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WHEN ADDITIONAL SMOKE
  FROM THE KING FIRE IS MOST LIKELY TO SPREAD INTO WESTERN
  NEVADA.

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

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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