Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
140 PM PDT Mon Jul 16 2018

NVZ469-470-170600-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180717T0600Z/
Southwestern and Central Elko County-Eastern Elko County-
140 PM PDT Mon Jul 16 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 469 AND 470...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 469 Southwestern and Central
  Elko County and Fire Weather Zone 470 Eastern Elko County.

* Thunderstorm Coverage...Isolated to scattered dry
  thunderstorms.

* Outflow Winds...Gusts of 40 to 55 mph with thunderstorms.

* Impacts...Dry lightning may create new fire starts and combine
  with strong outflow winds to produce rapid fire growth.

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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