Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
322 AM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.An approaching weather system will result in increased winds that
may lead to critical fire weather conditions along the Colorado
River Valley and Mohave County, Arizona. Those planing to head out
for outdoor recreation early for the holiday weekend should be
aware of the fire danger.

AZZ101-102-NVZ466-242300-
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.A.0005.180525T1800Z-180526T0300Z/
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-
Northwest Deserts/Northwest Plateau-Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-
NV side-
322 AM PDT Thu May 24 2018 /322 AM MST Thu May 24 2018/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
101, 102, AND 466...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zones 101 and 102.In
  Nevada...Fire weather zone 466. This includes the Lake Mead and
  Lake Mohave areas.

* TIMING...Mid-day Friday through early Friday evening.

* WIND...Southwest winds 15-25 MPH, Gusts to around 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5-10 percent in the valleys, and 10-15 percent in the
  mountains.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be favorable for rapid spread of new
  fires. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Increased outdoor
  recreation before the holiday weekend will contribute to
  increased fire concerns.

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. Those planning to head to recreation areas
should be aware of fire restrictions and use extreme caution with
potential fire triggers (e.g. vehicles parked off paved roads,
campfires, etc.).

&&

$$

Wolcott

weather.gov/lasvegas



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