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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
317 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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

NVZ001-004-260600-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-141026T0600Z/
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAWTHORNE...YERINGTON...SMITH VALLEY...
FERNLEY...FALLON...LOVELOCK...SILVER SPRINGS
317 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING...THEN SLOWLY
  DIMINISH OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* WAVES ON PYRAMID LAKE: 2 TO 4 FEET THIS EVENING. SMALL BOATS
  SHOULD AVOID THE LAKE FOR THE REMAINDER OF TODAY.

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES
  WITH TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS POSSIBLE ON HIGHWAY 95. BLOWING DUST
  MAY CREATE SUDDEN REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY.


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.

&&

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
236 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

NVZ453-459-260300-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0020.000000T0000Z-141026T0300Z/
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
236 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR WEST CENTRAL NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND
  RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 459 MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. STRONGEST
  WINDS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 18 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.

&&

$$

HOON

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO








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