Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
310 PM 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-NVZ466-251045-
/O.CON.KVEF.FW.A.0005.180525T1800Z-180526T0300Z/
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-
Northwest Deserts/Northwest Plateau-Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-
NV side-
310 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018 /310 PM MST Thu May 24 2018/

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

* 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.).

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