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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
527 AM PDT Tue Aug 11 2020

ORZ624-625-120400-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0009.200811T2100Z-200812T0400Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0009.200812T2000Z-200813T0600Z/
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake
and Western Harney Counties-
527 AM PDT Tue Aug 11 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR
PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR
PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625...

* Impacts:  Strong, gusty wind with low relative humidity and high
fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of new
and existing fires.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated thunderstorms are expected this afternoon
  and evening.

* Affected area:
  In South Central OR...Southeastern Fire Weather Zone 624 and
  southern 625.

* Wind: West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Humidity: As low as 8 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at:
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
  are either occurring now, or will shortly.

* A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are
  forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red
  Flag Warnings.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
527 AM PDT Tue Aug 11 2020

CAZ285-120400-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0009.200812T2000Z-200813T0600Z/
Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
527 AM PDT Tue Aug 11 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285...

* Impacts:  Strong, gusty wind with low relative humidity and high
fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of new
and existing fires.

* Affected area:
  In Northern CA...Much of Fire Weather Zone 285.

* Wind: West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Humidity: As low as 10 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at:
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

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.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

$$


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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
206 AM PDT Tue Aug 11 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

NVZ437-120315-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0018.200811T1800Z-200812T0300Z/
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.A.0011.200812T1900Z-200813T0400Z/
Humboldt County-Quinn-
206 AM PDT Tue Aug 11 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 437...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 437...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 437 Humboldt County-Quinn.

* Winds...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph on
  Wednesday.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent on Wednesday.

* Thunderstorm Coverage...Isolated dry thunderstorms are expected
  this afternoon. Coverage will become more scattered in the late
  afternoon or early evening.

* Outflow Winds...Gusty and erratic winds of 50 mph will be
  possible with any thunderstorm today.

* Impacts...Dry lightning may create new fire starts and combine
  with strong outflow winds to produce rapid fire growth today.

* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity will
  create critical fire weather conditions on Wednesday.

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.

A fire weather watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
1239 PM PDT Mon Aug 10 2020

CAZ270-271-278-NVZ420-423-458-111945-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.A.0016.200811T1900Z-200813T0400Z/
Surprise Valley California-
Western Lassen, Eastern Plumas, Eastern Sierra, and Eastern
Nevada Counties-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Sierra Front including Carson City, Douglas, Storey,
Southern Washoe, Western Lyon, and Far Southern Lassen Counties-
West Humboldt Basin in Pershing County-Northern Washoe County-
1239 PM PDT Mon Aug 10 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND NEW FIRE STARTS
TUESDAY FOLLOWED BY GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WEDNESDAY...

* Changes...Wet Thunderstorms Tuesday, very dry with breezy winds
  north of Interstate 80 Wednesday.

* Affected Area...Fire Zone 270 Surprise Valley California, Fire
  Zone 271 Western Lassen, Eastern Plumas, Eastern Sierra, and
  Eastern Nevada Counties, Fire Zone 278 Eastern Lassen County,
  Fire Zone 420 Northern Sierra Front including Carson City,
  Douglas, Storey, Southern Washoe, Western Lyon, and Far
  Southern Lassen Counties, Fire Zone 423 West Humboldt Basin in
  Pershing County and Fire Zone 458 Northern Washoe County.

* WINDS...For Tuesday, outflow winds near thunderstorms near 50
  mph. For Wednesday, West winds 15-25 mph with gusts to 35 mph
  north of Interstate 80.

* HUMIDITY...Afternoon humidity 10 to 15 percent each day.
  Recoveries Tuesday night 50-70 percent in most valleys with
  25-35 percent on mid-slopes.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Wet with 10 to 15 mph storm motion Tuesday. No
  thunderstorms forecast Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Lightning potentially creating new fires followed by
  thunderstorm outflows, gusty zephyr winds, and drier air
  resulting in fire spread. Be prepared for a busy period of new
  fires if the forecast pans out.

* CONFIDENCE...Confidence remains medium as thunderstorms may be
  rather wet Tuesday.

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

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