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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
612 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

NVZ450-252200-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0020.141025T1500Z-141025T2200Z/
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
612 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN
NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. WIND
  PRONE AREAS ALONG THE SIERRA FRONT MAY GUST UP TO 65 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 22 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE FIRES TO
GROW RAPIDLY IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST RESPONDERS CAN
CONTAIN THEM. AVOID DOING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CREATE A
SPARK NEAR DRY VEGETATION...SUCH AS YARD WORK...TARGET SHOOTING...
OR CAMPFIRES. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND
PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
306 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

CAZ070-071-NVZ003-005-251815-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0012.141025T1500Z-141026T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CEDARVILLE...FORT BIDWELL...PORTOLA...
SUSANVILLE...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY...EMPIRE...
GERLACH
306 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE AFTERNOON...THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55
  MPH. LOCALLY STRONGER GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH IN WIND PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES.TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS LIKELY ON HIGHWAY 395 AND
  INTERSTATE 580 SOUTH OF RENO AND POSSIBLE IN CALIFORNIA
  ALONG HIGHWAY 395 SOUTH OF SUSANVILLE. IF YOU HAVE OUTDOOR
  DECORATIONS...MAKE SURE THEY ARE SECURED OR BROUGHT INDOORS
  BEFORE SATURDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...SHOULD USE
CAUTION AND REMAIN ALERT FOR SUDDEN GUSTS OR CROSS WINDS.  CHECK
OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO
FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

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