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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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
257 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.A STORM SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL RESULT IN
GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GREAT
BASIN TODAY...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THIS
COMBINED WITH VERY DRY AIR WILL CREATE CRITICAL CONDITIONS FOR
RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

NVZ460-462-042300-
/O.CON.KVEF.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150905T0300Z/
ESMERALDA AND NYE COUNTY DESERTS/CNC DISPATCH-
NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-
257 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 460 AND 462...

* TIMING...CONDITIONS WILL BE THE MOST CRITICAL THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  THIS EVENING.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50
  MPH. HIGHER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ON EXPOSED RIDGETOPS.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 7 AND 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID FIRE GROWTH. OUTDOOR BURNING
  IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE
FIRE WEATHER OFFICIALS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

STACHELSKI

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LASVEGAS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
346 AM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT TODAY FROM 1 PM MDT TO 10 PM
MDT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 427 AS
WELL AS ZONE 413 BELOW 5000 FEET...

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW SYSTEM WILL DROP DOWN OVER WASHINGTON AND
OREGON TODAY. AS THIS LOW APPROACHES LOOK FOR STRONG SOUTHERLY
WINDS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OVER FIRE WEATHER ZONES 413 AND 427.

IDZ427-042100-
/O.CON.KPIH.FW.W.0008.150904T1900Z-150905T0400Z/
GOOSE CREEK AND RAFT RIVER VALLEY/SOUTHERN SAWTOOTH NF/TWIN FALLS
BLM SOUTH OF THE SNAKE RIVER-
346 AM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 427...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 427.

* WIND...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH GUSTING TO 25 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 16 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. FIRES MAY EXPERIENCE
RAPID RATES OF GROWTH. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
245 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015


NVZ457-050045-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150905T0300Z/
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-
245 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
457...

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

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 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
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
245 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015


NVZ455-470-050045-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0003.150904T1800Z-150905T0300Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
245 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 455 AND 470...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470 EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 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
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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