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Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
242 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

NVZ004-222300-
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0040.140822T1800Z-140823T0600Z/
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
242 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

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

* WINDS: WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON PYRAMID LAKE: 2 TO 4 FEET.

* SMALL BOATS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF
  LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
212 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...DRY CONDITIONS WITH GUSTY WINDS ON FRIDAY...

NVZ450-453-221400-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0007.140822T1800Z-140823T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0015.140822T1800Z-140823T0300Z/
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
212 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT
AND THE WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT AND
  FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE. FOR ZONE 453
  THE MOST CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL BE SOUTH OF A PYRAMID LAKE-
  LOVELOCK LINE.

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

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO






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