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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
530 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

NVZ450-453-010000-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0022.160930T1800Z-161001T0300Z/
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
530 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
SIERRA FRONT AND THE WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT AND
  FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY..8 TO 16 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAN
  CAUSE FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST
  RESPONDERS CAN CONTAIN THEM.

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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO




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