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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
321 PM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

...CRITICAL CONDITIONS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL DROP FROM WESTERN CANADA INTO THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST THIS WEEK. THIS WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT INTO OREGON AND
IDAHO ON WEDNESDAY...BRINGING CRITICAL CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA...MAINLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY
50.

CAZ278-NVZ450-453-458-011400-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0007.150902T1900Z-150903T0400Z/
EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
321 PM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN AND WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY...FIRE
  ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST
  CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN
  WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...BETWEEN 8 AND 15%.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO



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