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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
215 PM PDT Tue Sep 22 2020

...APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE WILL INCREASE WINDS...

.A low pressure system will move inland on Wednesday. Winds will
increase across northwest Nevada ahead of the system as it
approaches. In the meantime, southwest winds will keep humidity
level low.

NVZ437-240200-
/O.NEW.KLKN.FW.W.0026.200923T2000Z-200924T0200Z/
Humboldt County-Quinn-
215 PM PDT Tue Sep 22 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 437...

The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from 1 PM to 7 PM PDT Wednesday.

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

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

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

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