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Freeze Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
231 PM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

NVZ001-003-004-231500-
/O.UPG.KREV.FZ.A.0002.201023T0800Z-201023T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FZ.W.0002.201023T0800Z-201023T1500Z/
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-Greater Reno-Carson City-
Minden Area-Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Including the cities of Hawthorne, Yerington, Smith Valley, Mina,
Schurz, Sparks, Verdi, Gardnerville, Virginia City, Fernley,
Fallon, Lovelock, Silver Springs, Nixon, and Imlay
231 PM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 8 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* CHANGES...Upgraded Watch to Warning.

* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 25 expected.

* WHERE...Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties, Greater Reno-
  Carson City-Minden Area and Western Nevada Basin and Range
  including Pyramid Lake.

* WHEN...From 1 AM to 8 AM PDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other
  sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor
  plumbing.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This is the first of a series of upcoming
  anticipated freezes. After a warmer night Friday night, sub-
  freezing temperatures will return for Saturday through Tuesday
  nights. Lows may easily drop into the teens Sunday and Monday
  nights.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent
freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should
be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have
in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-
ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

&&

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For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/rev

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
230 PM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

NVZ015-231000-
/O.CON.KVEF.FZ.W.0001.201023T1000Z-201023T1600Z/
Lincoln County-
Including Caliente, Pioche, Panaca, Hiko, Alamo, and Rachel
230 PM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM PDT
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...First freeze of the season with temperatures 30 to 32
  degrees expected.

* WHERE...Lincoln County including Caliente, Panaca and Pioche.

* WHEN...From 3 AM to 9 AM PDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Freeze conditions will likely kill crops and other
  sensitive vegetation. Unprotected outdoor pipes could be
  damaged unless drained.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent
freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should
be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have
in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-
ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
https://weather.gov/lasvegas


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
315 PM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

UTZ480-230600-
/O.NEW.KSLC.FW.W.0047.201023T1800Z-201024T0300Z/
/O.EXA.KSLC.FW.W.0046.000000T0000Z-201023T0300Z/
Uinta Mountains-
315 PM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 480...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 480 ABOVE
9500 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Red
Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect until 9 PM MDT this evening. A Red Flag Warning has also
been issued from noon to 9 PM MDT Friday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 480 Uinta Mountains.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 14 percent.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are expected. Any
  new fire starts or existing fires may spread rapidly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are imminent. 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 Salt Lake City UT
315 PM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

UTZ489-494-498-230600-
/O.NEW.KSLC.FW.W.0048.201024T1800Z-201025T0300Z/
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0046.000000T0000Z-201023T0300Z/
San Rafael Swell-Henry Mountains-Grand Staircase-
315 PM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 489,
494, AND 498...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 489, 494,
AND 498...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Red
Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 489 San Rafael Swell, Fire
  Weather Zone 494 Henry Mountains and Fire Weather Zone 498
  Grand Staircase.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 11 percent.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are expected. Any
  new fire starts or existing fires may spread rapidly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
1024 AM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions through Friday Afternoon for
Gusty Wind and Low Humidity...

...Critical to Extreme Fire Weather Conditions Late Sunday Morning
through Tuesday afternoon Due to Strong Winds and Poor Humidity...

.Critical fire weather conditions will continue through Friday
afternoon. There will be a brief reprieve in the winds and poor
humidity on Saturday. By Sunday morning, the next event arrives to
northern California and this looks to be the strongest event of
the year, so far. Significantly stronger north and east winds and
extremely poor humidity values are forecast. Extreme caution
should be taken to prevent new fire starts. Practice fire weather
safety.

CAZ213-215>219-263-266-268-269-279-231200-
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.A.0010.201025T1800Z-201028T0000Z/
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-201024T0000Z/
Eastern Portion of Shasta/Trinity NF-
Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County Line Below
1000 Ft-
Central Sacramento Valley in Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Northern
Sutter, and Butte County Below 1000 Ft-
Southern Sacramento Valley in Yolo-
Sacramento Far Western Placer, southern Sutter and Solano County
Below 1000 Ft-Carquinez Strait and Delta-
Northern San Joaquin Valley in San Joaquin and Stanislaus
Counties Below 1000 ft-Southeast Edge Shasta-
Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tehama-Glenn Unit-
Northern Sierra Foothills from 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions
of Shasta-Trinity and Butte Units-
Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF/S
West of the Sierra Crest (West of Evans Peak-Grizzly Peak-
Beckworth Peak)-
Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the
Sierra Crest-Eastern Mendocino NF-
1024 AM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216,
217, 218, 219, 263, 266, 268, 269, AND 279...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR STRONG WINDS AND POOR HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 266, 268, 269,
AND 279...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Sunday morning through
Tuesday afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA... The Sacramento Valley, the northern San Joaquin
  Valley, the northern Sierra Foothills, and the Sierra north of
  highway 50. Fire Weather Zones 213, 215, 216, 217, 263, 266,
  268, 269, and 279.

* WIND...Through Friday afternoon. North to east wind 15 to 25
  mph gusting to 45 mph. Locally stronger gusts possible over
  ridges and through favored gaps and canyons during the night and
  morning hours. Late Sunday morning through Tuesday afternoon.
  For the Valley, north to east wind 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to
  40 to 50 mph. For the mountains, north to east 25 to 35 mph,
  with gusts 40 to 60. Stronger gusts up to 70+ mph may be
  possible over ridges and through favored gaps and canyons during
  the night and morning hours.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum daytime humidity of 5 to 25 percent. Maximum
  overnight humidity generally between 15 and 40 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning should be avoided.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong wind, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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.

&&

Interact with us via social media
www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento
www.twitter.com/nwssacramento

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
235 PM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

CAZ271-272-232145-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0025.201026T0000Z-201027T0000Z/
Western Lassen, Eastern Plumas, Eastern Sierra, and Eastern
Nevada Counties-Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
235 PM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE TAHOE
BASIN THROUGH WESTERN LASSEN COUNTY...

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

* Affected Area...Fire Zone 271 Western Lassen, Eastern Plumas,
  Eastern Sierra, and Eastern Nevada Counties and Fire Zone 272
  Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* Winds...Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts of 30 to 35 mph.
  Higher gusts of 40 to 50 mph are possible along mid-slopes and
  wind-prone areas with gusts of 70+ mph along the Sierra Crest.

* Humidity...15-25%. Humidity may stay above usual warning
  criteria, but with very dry fuel conditions the strong winds
  will still be capable of efficient fire spread.

* Duration...6-9 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.

&&

$$

http://weather.gov/reno

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
1131 AM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions from late Sunday Night through
Tuesday Afternoon for Strong Easterly Winds and Low Humidity...

.By Late Sunday Night, an upper level disturbance dropping into
the region from due North will introduce a strong jet stream with
a Northeast to Southwest orientation. These Northeasterly winds
could reach speeds of 20-30 mph with gusts to 40 mph over the
much of the Sierra Nevada/Tehachapi Range on Monday and Tuesday.
Along with the strong winds, poor humidity recovery will exist
across the region to elevate the fire danger to Critical levels
over Central California.


CAZ590>597-231115-
/O.NEW.KHNX.FW.A.0001.201026T1200Z-201028T0000Z/
Central Sierra Foothills-Southern Sierra Foothills-Central Sierra-
North Kings River-Sequoia Kings-Lake Isabella-Tehachapi Area-
Fort Tejon-
1131 AM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR STRONG NORTHEASTERLY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 590, 591, 592, 593, 594, 595, 596, AND
597...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from late Sunday night through Tuesday
afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 590. Fire weather zone 591.
  Fire weather zone 592. Fire weather zone 593. Fire weather zone
  594. Fire weather zone 595.Fire weather zone 596.Fire weather
  zone 597.

* WIND...Northeast to East winds 20 to 30 mph with local gusts up
  to 40 mph possible.

* HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and
  could exhibit dangerous fire behavior. Outdoor burning is not
  recommended.

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.

&&

$$

Molina

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
1024 AM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions through Friday Afternoon for
Gusty Wind and Low Humidity...

...Critical to Extreme Fire Weather Conditions Late Sunday Morning
through Tuesday afternoon Due to Strong Winds and Poor Humidity...

.Critical fire weather conditions will continue through Friday
afternoon. There will be a brief reprieve in the winds and poor
humidity on Saturday. By Sunday morning, the next event arrives to
northern California and this looks to be the strongest event of
the year, so far. Significantly stronger north and east winds and
extremely poor humidity values are forecast. Extreme caution
should be taken to prevent new fire starts. Practice fire weather
safety.

CAZ213-215>219-263-266-268-269-279-231200-
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.A.0010.201025T1800Z-201028T0000Z/
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-201024T0000Z/
Eastern Portion of Shasta/Trinity NF-
Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County Line Below
1000 Ft-
Central Sacramento Valley in Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Northern
Sutter, and Butte County Below 1000 Ft-
Southern Sacramento Valley in Yolo-
Sacramento Far Western Placer, southern Sutter and Solano County
Below 1000 Ft-Carquinez Strait and Delta-
Northern San Joaquin Valley in San Joaquin and Stanislaus
Counties Below 1000 ft-Southeast Edge Shasta-
Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tehama-Glenn Unit-
Northern Sierra Foothills from 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions
of Shasta-Trinity and Butte Units-
Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF/S
West of the Sierra Crest (West of Evans Peak-Grizzly Peak-
Beckworth Peak)-
Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the
Sierra Crest-Eastern Mendocino NF-
1024 AM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216,
217, 218, 219, 263, 266, 268, 269, AND 279...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR STRONG WINDS AND POOR HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 266, 268, 269,
AND 279...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Sunday morning through
Tuesday afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA... The Sacramento Valley, the northern San Joaquin
  Valley, the northern Sierra Foothills, and the Sierra north of
  highway 50. Fire Weather Zones 213, 215, 216, 217, 263, 266,
  268, 269, and 279.

* WIND...Through Friday afternoon. North to east wind 15 to 25
  mph gusting to 45 mph. Locally stronger gusts possible over
  ridges and through favored gaps and canyons during the night and
  morning hours. Late Sunday morning through Tuesday afternoon.
  For the Valley, north to east wind 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to
  40 to 50 mph. For the mountains, north to east 25 to 35 mph,
  with gusts 40 to 60. Stronger gusts up to 70+ mph may be
  possible over ridges and through favored gaps and canyons during
  the night and morning hours.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum daytime humidity of 5 to 25 percent. Maximum
  overnight humidity generally between 15 and 40 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning should be avoided.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong wind, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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.

&&

Interact with us via social media
www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento
www.twitter.com/nwssacramento

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
1024 AM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions through Friday Afternoon for
Gusty Wind and Low Humidity...

...Critical to Extreme Fire Weather Conditions Late Sunday Morning
through Tuesday afternoon Due to Strong Winds and Poor Humidity...

.Critical fire weather conditions will continue through Friday
afternoon. There will be a brief reprieve in the winds and poor
humidity on Saturday. By Sunday morning, the next event arrives to
northern California and this looks to be the strongest event of
the year, so far. Significantly stronger north and east winds and
extremely poor humidity values are forecast. Extreme caution
should be taken to prevent new fire starts. Practice fire weather
safety.

CAZ214-220-221-267-231200-
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.A.0010.201025T1800Z-201028T0000Z/
Burney Basin and Northeast Plateau in Shasta County Including
Northwest Lassen NF north of Lassen NP-
Southern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Calaveras-Tuolumne Unit-Stanislaus NF West of the Sierra Crest-
Northern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Nevada-Yuba-Placer-Amador and ElDorado Units-
1024 AM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR STRONG WINDS AND POOR HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 214, 220, 221, AND 267...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Sunday morning through
Tuesday afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA...The Burney Basin area, the Motherlode, and the
  Sierra South of Highway 50.

* WIND...For the Valley, north to east wind 20 to 30 mph with
  gusts up to 40 to 50 mph. For the mountains, north to east 25 to
  35 mph, with gusts 40 to 60. Stronger gusts up to 70+ mph may
  be possible over ridges and through favored gaps and canyons
  during the night and morning hours.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum daytime humidity of 5 to 25 percent. Maximum
  overnight humidity generally between 15 and 40 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning should be avoided.

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.

&&

Interact with us via social media
www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento
www.twitter.com/nwssacramento

$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service RENO NV
839 PM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

CAZ070>073-NVZ001>005-240400-
Surprise Valley California-Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
Eastern Sierra Counties-Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Mono County-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-Greater Reno-Carson City-
Minden Area-Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Eagleville, Fort Bidwell,
Portola, Susanville, Westwood, Sierraville, Loyalton,
South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee, Markleeville, Bridgeport,
Coleville, Lee Vining, Mammoth Lakes, Hawthorne, Yerington,
Smith Valley, Mina, Schurz, Stateline, Glenbrook,
Incline Village, Sparks, Verdi, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, Silver Springs, Nixon, Imlay, Empire,
and Gerlach
839 PM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES SUNDAY AND MONDAY...

On Sunday, a strong cold front is likely to move through with
much colder temperatures. There is an increasing chance that
highs Sunday into Monday may only be in the 40s. Overnight lows
Monday and Tuesday mornings may only be in the teens and lower 20s
in western Nevada with single digits in the Sierra valleys. A few
below zero readings are not out of the question either. In
addition, gusty winds behind the front Sunday into Monday morning
will make it feel even colder.

Sensitive plants should be moved indoors. With the much colder
temperatures Sunday into early next week, be sure to drain all
outdoor irrigation systems.

$$

http://weather.gov/reno

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
147 PM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

IDZ060-063-230900-
Bear River Range-Caribou Range-
Including the cities of Emigration Summit, Wayan, and Swan Valley
147 PM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...ACCUMULATING SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

A winter storm will shift southeast through Montana Saturday
resulting in accumulating snowfall for the southeast mountains
starting late Friday night and continuing through Saturday
evening. Storm total snowfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected across
the Caribou and Bear River Ranges with less than an inch of
accumulation anticipated in the lower mountain-valleys.
Individuals having recreation or hunting plans in the southeast
mountains this weekend should be prepared for winter-like
conditions.

$$


Air Quality Alert


CAC019-029-031-039-043-107-261200-
Fresno-Kern-Kings-Madera-Mariposa-Tulare-
342 PM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is
extending an Air Quality Alert on October 22, 2020, due to smoke
impacts from the Creek Fire, SQF Complex, and other wildfires
throughout Sierras for Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings, and Valley
portion of Kern Counties.

This Air Quality Alert is in effect until the fires are
extinguished.

Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health problems,
aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and acute
bronchitis, and increase risk of respiratory infections.

Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant.
People with heart or lung diseases should follow their doctor`s
advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions
dictate.

For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley
Air District office. Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000,
Bakersfield 661-392-5500

Residents can also follow air quality conditions by downloading
the free Valley Air app, available in the Apple store or Google
Play.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
440 AM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-231200-
Cache Valley/Utah Portion-Northern Wasatch Front-
Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys-Southern Wasatch Front-
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-Wasatch Mountain Valleys-
Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-
Western Uinta Mountains-Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-
Western Uinta Basin-Castle Country-San Rafael Swell-
Sanpete/Sevier Valleys-West Central Utah-Southwest Utah-
Utahs Dixie and Zion National Park-South Central Utah-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-Central Mountains-
Southern Mountains-Southwest Wyoming-
440 AM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the western two thirds of
Utah and southwest Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds will increase across much of the area today, with and behind
a cold front. Gusty winds will combine with low humidities to
create hazardous fire weather conditions across portions of mainly
central and southeastern Utah this afternoon and evening.

Significantly colder temperatures will follow the cold front.
Temperatures in many valleys across northern and central Utah
could fall below freezing tonight.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A stronger cold front over the weekend is likely to bring even
colder temperatures to the area, with widespread hard freezes
possible by Sunday night. Accumulating snow is expected in the
mountains and higher valleys Sunday into Monday, especially in
central and southern Utah.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed. Please relay any information
about observed severe weather to the NWS while following all
local, state, and CDC guidelines.

$$

For more information from NOAA/s National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

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