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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
134 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...VERY DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL BRING ANOTHER DAY OF CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS TO ONGOING FIRES ACROSS EASTERN NEVADA.

NVZ455-457-240000-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140724T0400Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE
COUNTY-
134 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
455 AND 457...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
  50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 6 PERCENT BELOW 7000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
134 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...VERY DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL BRING ANOTHER DAY OF CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS TO ONGOING FIRES ACROSS EASTERN NEVADA.

NVZ468>470-240000-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140724T0400Z/
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
134 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 468...469 AND 470...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 468 EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY
  AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469
  SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470
  EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 7 PERCENT BELOW 7000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
354 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

UTZ478-231800-
/O.COR.KSLC.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-140724T0400Z/
SALT LAKE DESERT-
354 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS BELOW 7000 FEET
THROUGH WEDNESDAY...AS WELL AS DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE ENTIRE ZONE 478...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY WINDS AT 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH WILL
  REDEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY... RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN BELOW 15
  PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

* THUNDERSTORMS...WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
  HALF OF ZONE 478. STORMS WILL INITIALLY DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER
  TERRAIN...AND WILL MOVE OVER ADJACENT VALLEYS. MOST
  THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DRY...THOUGH SOME STORMS MAY BE
  ACCOMPANIED BY WETTING RAIN. REGARDLESS... LIGHTNING WILL RESULT
  IN NEW FIRE STARTS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY OF
  THUNDERSTORMS AND MAY CAUSE UNPREDICTABLE FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
  WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS IN AN AREA WITH DRY FUELS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
  FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...AND LIKELY RESULT IN NEW FIRE STARTS
  WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
354 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

UTZ488-489-492-493-495-496-231800-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0018.140723T1800Z-140724T0400Z/
MANTI NATIONAL FOREST-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-
CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS-COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-
COLOR COUNTRY MOUNTAINS-
354 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 488...489...492...493...495 AND 496...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492
  CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
  MOUNTAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT
  AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 496 COLOR COUNTRY MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY WINDS AT 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 30 MPH WILL
  DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN BELOW 15
  PERCENT INTO THIS EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS...WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON. STORMS WILL
  INITIALLY DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN...AND WILL MOVE OVER
  ADJACENT VALLEYS. MOST THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DRY...THOUGH SOME
  STORMS MAY BE ACCOMPANIED BY WETTING RAIN. REGARDLESS...
  LIGHTNING WILL RESULT IN NEW FIRE STARTS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY OF
  THUNDERSTORMS AND MAY CAUSE UNPREDICTABLE FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
  WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. DRY THUNDERSTORMS IN AN AREA WITH DRY FUELS WILL
  CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...AND LIKELY RESULT
  IN NEW FIRE STARTS WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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