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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
251 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...CRITICAL CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR MUCH OF
WESTERN NEVADA AND EASTERN SIERRA SOUTH OF I-80...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR WILL MOVE THROUGH
NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING BRINGING GUSTY WINDS. HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DROP OFF
ABRUPTLY THIS AFTERNOON AS MUCH DRIER AIR ALOFT MIXES DOWN INTO
VALLEYS.

CAZ273-NVZ450-050000-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0007.150904T2100Z-150905T0400Z/
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
251 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY IN THE
SIERRA FRONT...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 273 MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES AND
  FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40
  MPH. LOCAL GUSTS TO 45 MPH IN WIND PRONE AREAS.

* HUMIDITY...10 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 THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
251 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...CRITICAL CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR MUCH OF
WESTERN NEVADA AND EASTERN SIERRA SOUTH OF I-80...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR WILL MOVE THROUGH
NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING BRINGING GUSTY WINDS. HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DROP OFF
ABRUPTLY THIS AFTERNOON AS MUCH DRIER AIR ALOFT MIXES DOWN INTO
VALLEYS.

NVZ453-459-050000-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0007.150904T2100Z-150905T0400Z/
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
251 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE...

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 MPH
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH BY EARLY
  EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 13 PERCENT.

* 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
WILL OCCUR. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

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