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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
145 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL APPROACH THE AREA TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY
BRINGING BREEZY AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS ALONG WITH LOW
HUMIDITIES. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE
DAYS. HUMIDITIES WILL BE HIGHER IN THE BURNEY BASIN AND LASSEN
FOREST ON WEDNESDAY WITH PRECPITATION POSSIBLE BY WEDNESDAY
EVENING. GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER HUMIDITIES EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.

CAZ214-221-268-269-231400-
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.W.0013.140923T2100Z-140925T0300Z/
BURNEY BASIN AND NORTHEAST PLATEAU IN SHASTA COUNTY INCLUDING
NORTHWEST LASSEN NF NORTH OF LASSEN NP-
STANISLAUS NF WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST-
NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/S
WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK-
BECKWORTH PEAK)-
NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE
SIERRA CREST-
145 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO 8 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 214...221...268 AND 269...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO 8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 214 BURNEY BASIN AND
  NORTHEAST PLATEAU IN SHASTA COUNTY INCLUDING NORTHWEST LASSEN
  NF NORTH OF LASSEN NP...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 221 STANISLAUS NF
  WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 268 NORTHERN
  SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/S WEST OF
  THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK-BECKWORTH
  PEAK) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 269 NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE
  TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 12 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15-25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ON
  CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL PROVIDE AN ENVIRONMENT FOR POSSIBLE RAPID
  FIRE SPREAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$


Dense Smoke Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
204 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

CAZ072-NVZ002-230915-
/O.NEW.KREV.SM.Y.0003.140923T1800Z-140924T0300Z/
/O.CON.KREV.SM.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140923T0300Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
INCLINE VILLAGE
204 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A DENSE SMOKE
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT TUESDAY. A
DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING.

* VISIBILITY: DROPPING TO NEAR ONE MILE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY
  DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WHEN ADDITIONAL SMOKE FROM
  THE KING FIRE IS MOST LIKELY TO SPREAD EAST OF THE SIERRA
  CREST.

* IMPACTS: PERIODS OF DENSE SMOKE WILL LIKELY RESULT IN UNHEALTHY
  AIR QUALITY WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DISCOURAGED. TRAVEL MAY BE
  IMPACTED DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY ON INTERSTATE 80...HIGHWAY 50 AND
  HIGHWAY 89.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SMOKE FROM WILDFIRES
SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES VISIBILITIES...MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO SEE
AND BREATHE. THE SMOKE WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM UNTIL THE
FIRE BECOMES LESS ACTIVE...OR A MORE FAVORABLE WEATHER PATTERN
DISPERSES THE SMOKE. PERSONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA SHOULD AVOID
PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE SMOKE AND STAY INDOORS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
204 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

NVZ003-230915-
/O.NEW.KREV.SM.Y.0003.140923T2100Z-140924T0300Z/
/O.CON.KREV.SM.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140923T0300Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY
204 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM PDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A DENSE SMOKE
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM PDT TUESDAY. A
DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING.

* VISIBILITY: DROPPING TO NEAR ONE MILE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY
  DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WHEN ADDITIONAL SMOKE
  FROM THE KING FIRE IS MOST LIKELY TO SPREAD INTO WESTERN
  NEVADA.

* IMPACTS: PERIODS OF DENSE SMOKE WILL LIKELY RESULT IN UNHEALTHY
  AIR QUALITY WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DISCOURAGED. TRAVEL MAY BE
  IMPACTED DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY ON INTERSTATE 80...HIGHWAY 395...
  AND HIGHWAY 50.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SMOKE FROM WILDFIRES
SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES VISIBILITIES...MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO SEE
AND BREATHE. THE SMOKE WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM UNTIL THE
FIRE BECOMES LESS ACTIVE...OR A MORE FAVORABLE WEATHER PATTERN
DISPERSES THE SMOKE. PERSONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA SHOULD AVOID
PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE SMOKE AND STAY INDOORS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
804 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY ACROSS NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA AND
FAR NORTHWESTERN NEVADA ON WEDNESDAY...

CAZ270-271-278-NVZ458-231215-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0008.140924T1800Z-140925T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
804 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA AND FAR NORTHWESTERN 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 MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 270 SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA...
  FIRE ZONE 271 WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-
  EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES...FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY
  AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. LOCALLY
  STRONGER GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 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


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
242 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

CAZ002-076-232145-
MENDOCINO COAST-MENDOCINO INTERIOR-
242 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A PATTERN CHANGE WILL BEGIN ON TUESDAY AS A TROUGH MOVES OVER THE
WEST COAST. THIS TROUGH WILL BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES AND RAIN.
EXPECT 0.5-1 INCH OF RAIN THROUGH FRIDAY ACROSS MENDOCINO COUNTY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
242 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

CAZ001-003-004-232145-
REDWOOD COAST-NORTH COAST INTERIOR-UPPER TRINITY RIVER-
242 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A PATTERN CHANGE WILL BEGIN ON TUESDAY AS A TROUGH MOVES OVER THE
WEST COAST. THIS TROUGH WILL BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES AND RAIN.
EXPECT 1-2 INCHES OF RAIN THROUGH FRIDAY ACROSS HUMBOLDT...DEL
NORTE AND TRINITY COUNTIES WITH UP TO 3 INCHES ACROSS THE TRINITY
ALPS AND THE HIGHEST TERRAIN OF DEL NORTE COUNTY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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