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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Elko NV
703 PM PDT Wed Jun 26 2019

...The lower Humboldt River continues to flood...

NVC013-280802-
/O.CON.KLKN.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CMSN2.2.ER.190527T0150Z.190615T1430Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
703 PM PDT Wed Jun 26 2019

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE Humboldt River At Comus.
* until further notice.
* AT  6:15 PM Wednesday THE stage WAS 10.9 feet.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.5 feet.
* Moderate FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND Moderate FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...The river will remain near 10.9 feet through Friday.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Moderate to major lowland flooding
  throughout the reach. Many rural roads near the river are flooded.
  Minor to moderate flooding occurs in lower portions of Winnemucca.
  Main area impacted is between the Union Pacific Railroad and
  Golconda Street on the west and Second Street on the east, beneath
  Interstate 80. This would be similar to flooding in February 2017.

&&

LAT...LON 4103 11702 4070 11705 4090 11762 4087 11800 4118 11795


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LW


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
310 AM PDT Thu Jun 27 2019

...Gusty winds and low RH values will occur over much of the fire
district today...

NVZ454-455-457-467-468-280600-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-190628T0600Z/
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-White Pine County-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway
50-Central and Western Humboldt County-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
310 AM PDT Thu Jun 27 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 454...455...457...467 AND 468...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 454 Central Lander and
  Eureka Counties...Fire Weather Zone 455 White Pine County...
  Fire Weather Zone 457 Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka
  Counties South of Highway 50...Fire Weather Zone 467 Central
  and Western Humboldt County and Fire Weather Zone 468 Eastern
  Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 11 percent.

* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity will
  create critical fire weather conditions. Note that not all
  fuels are reported as cured. Mostly grasses will be vulnerable
  to the dry and windy conditions.

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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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
240 PM PDT Wed Jun 26 2019

CAZ278-NVZ450-453-458-459-271400-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-190628T0600Z/
Eastern Lassen County-Western Nevada Sierra Front-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-Northern Washoe County-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
240 PM PDT Wed Jun 26 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THURSDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN NEVADA
AND EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY CALIFORNIA...

* Changes...None.

* Affected Area...Fire Zone 278 Eastern Lassen County, Fire Zone
  450 Western Nevada Sierra Front, Fire Zone 453 West Central
  Nevada Basin and Range, Fire Zone 458 Northern Washoe County
  and Fire Zone 459 Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties BELOW
  6000 FEET.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts around 40 to 45 mph
  this afternoon. Gusts 25 to 40 mph Thursday afternoon. Winds
  will weaken tonight (though not end), except on ridges and mid-
  slopes where winds will remain strong.

* Humidity...8 to 15 percent.

* Duration...4 to 8 hours each day.

* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
  cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity, mainly in
  locations with dry fine fuels, grasses, and shrubs.

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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