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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.

&&

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