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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
327 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

NVZ455-457-230000-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0005.140722T1800Z-140724T0400Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE
COUNTY-
327 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY 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...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 7 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
257 AM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

UTZ492-495-221700-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-140723T0400Z/
CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-
257 AM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
492 AND 495...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT
  AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL BELOW 15 PERCENT
  AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
  COULD CREATE HAZARDOUS 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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