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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
216 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

NVZ467-301530-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0016.160930T1800Z-161001T0300Z/
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
216 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT
FRIDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 467...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 467 CENTRAL AND WESTERN
  HUMBOLDT COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 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 MEDFORD OR
207 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS EVENING AND TOMORROW
AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN MODOC...SOUTHWESTERN LAKE AND SOUTHEASTERN
KLAMATH COUNTIES DUE STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND TOMORROW AFTERNOON
FROM AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL COMBINE WITH CONTINUED DRY
CONDITIONS IN MODOC... SOUTHWESTERN LAKE...AND SOUTHEAST KLAMATH
COUNTIES TO GENERATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

CAZ285-ORZ624-301200-
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0026.160930T2000Z-161001T0200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0025.000000T0000Z-160930T0200Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
207 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
285 AND 624...

...A NEW RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM PDT FRIDAY
FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 285 AND 624...

* IMPACTS: STRONG, GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH
  FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF
  ANY NEW AND EXISTING FIRES.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CA...NORTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF FIRE
  ZONE 285 INCLUDING TIMBER MOUNTAIN AND BLUE MOUNTAIN RAWS. IN
  SOUTH CENTRAL OR...SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF FIRE ZONE 624 INCLUDING
  BLY...GERBER RESERVOIR...AND STRAWBERRY RAWS.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN NORTHERN CA...NORTHWEST MODOC. IN SOUTH
  CENTRAL OR...SOUTHEASTERN KLAMATH...SOUTHWESTERN LAKE.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 14 TO 17 PERCENT.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
  ARE ONGOING OR WILL OCCUR SHORTLY.

* STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY EXISTING OR
  NEW FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

* ONE LESS SPARK... ONE LESS WILDFIRE.

&&

$$


VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1117 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

NVZ450-453-301300-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0015.160930T1800Z-161001T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0022.160930T1800Z-161001T0300Z/
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
1117 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE SIERRA FRONT AND THE WESTERN
NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT AND
  FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...13 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAN
  CAUSE FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST
  RESPONDERS CAN CONTAIN THEM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CAUSE A SPARK NEAR DRY
VEGETATION... SUCH AS YARD WORK... TARGET SHOOTING... OR
CAMPFIRES. FOLLOW LOCAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO
FOR UPDATES AND LIVINGWITHFIRE.INFO FOR PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

$$

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