Watches, Warnings & Advisories



One product issued by NWS for: 21 Miles W Sand Pass NV

Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
102 PM PDT Tue Jul 23 2024

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-242015-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0005.240725T2000Z-240726T0400Z/
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
102 PM PDT Tue Jul 23 2024

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SURPRISE
VALLEY, EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY, AND NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for gusty winds and low humidity, which is in effect from
Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 270 Surprise Valley
  California, Fire Weather Zone 278 Eastern Lassen County and
  Fire Weather Zone 458 Northern Washoe County.

* Winds...Southwest to west 20 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 40 mph.

* Humidity...Minimum 12 to 18 percent.

* Duration...3 to 6 hours.

* 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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http://weather.gov/reno