Watches, Warnings & Advisories



One product issued by NWS for: South Lake Tahoe CA

Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
459 PM PDT Sat Jul 13 2024

CAZ270>272-274-278-NVZ420-421-423-429-458-150300-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-240715T0300Z/
Surprise Valley California-
Western Lassen, Eastern Plumas, and Eastern Sierra Counties-
Greater Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area-Southern Mono County-
Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Sierra Front including Carson City, Douglas, Storey,
Southern Washoe, Western Lyon, and Far Southern Lassen Counties-
Southern Sierra Front including Alpine, Northern Mono, Southern
Lyon, and Western Mineral Counties-
West Humboldt Basin in Pershing County-
Lahontan Basin including Churchill and Eastern Mineral Counties-
Northern Washoe County-
459 PM PDT Sat Jul 13 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS FOR THE EASTERN SIERRA,
NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA, AND WESTERN NEVADA...

* CHANGES...No Changes

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 270 Surprise Valley
  California, Fire Weather Zone 271 Western Lassen, Eastern
  Plumas, and Eastern Sierra Counties, Fire Weather Zone 272
  Greater Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area, Fire Weather Zone 274
  Southern Mono County, Fire Weather Zone 278 Eastern Lassen
  County, Fire Weather Zone 420 Northern Sierra Front including
  Carson City, Douglas, Storey, Southern Washoe, Western Lyon,
  and Far Southern Lassen Counties, Fire Weather Zone 421
  Southern Sierra Front including Alpine, Northern Mono,
  Southern Lyon, and Western Mineral Counties, Fire Weather Zone
  423 West Humboldt Basin in Pershing County, Fire Weather Zone
  429 Lahontan Basin including Churchill and Eastern Mineral
  Counties and Fire Weather Zone 458 Northern Washoe County.

* Thunderstorms...Scattered mix of wet and dry thunderstorms.

* Outflow Winds...Gusts upwards of 50 mph near thunderstorms.

* Impacts...Lightning can create new fire starts and may combine
  with strong outflow winds to cause a 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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