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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
207 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST
WINDS TO THE REGION ALONG WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WHICH
WILL MAKE FOR A PERIOD OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER ON SUNDAY. IMPROVING
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

CAZ226>228-NVZ462>466-302300-
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.A.0005.161002T1800Z-161003T0600Z/
OWENS VALLEY/SOUTHERN INYO FOREST-DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-
MOJAVE DESERT INCLUDING MORONGO VALLEY/YUCCA VALLEY-
NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-SHEEP RANGE-
SPRING MOUNTAINS-
CLARK AND SW LINCOLN COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-NV SIDE-
207 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226... 227...228...462...463...464...465 AND
466...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN CAZ226...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226. IN CAZ227...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 227. IN CAZ228...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 228. IN
  NVZ462...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 462. IN NVZ463...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  463. IN NVZ464...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 464. IN NVZ465...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 465. IN NVZ466...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 466.

* TIMING...SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* WIND...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
  ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE LATE MORNING AND PERSIST
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN SAN
  BERNARDINO COUNTY...THE OWENS VALLEY...AND SPRING MOUNTAINS MAY
  EXCEED 50 MPH.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITY...8 TO 14 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


WEATHER.GOV/LASVEGAS

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

CAZ272-NVZ458-301300-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.A.0015.160930T1800Z-161001T0600Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
1117 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
LAKE TAHOE BASIN AND EXTREME NORTHWEST NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 272 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA AND FIRE
  ZONE 458 NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY.

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

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT IN WESTERN NEVADA AND 20 TO 25
  PERCENT IN THE SIERRA.

* 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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