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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
218 PM PDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...Low Pressure Brings Gusty Winds this Weekend...

.A low pressure system will be moving through the state over the
weekend. Relative Humidity levels will continue to be low as winds
become gusty. Most areas will be affected Saturday, then parts of
central Nevada will see gusty winds and low humidity values on
Sunday as the system works its way through the Great Basin.

NVZ455-457-230300-
/O.NEW.KLKN.FW.W.0017.180922T2000Z-180923T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KLKN.FW.A.0015.180923T1800Z-180924T0400Z/
White Pine County-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway
50-
218 PM PDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
455 AND 457...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 455 AND 457...

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 8 PM PDT Saturday. A Fire Weather Watch has
also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch for gusty winds and low
relative humidity is in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday
evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 455 White Pine County and
  Fire Weather Zone 457 Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka
  Counties South of Highway 50.

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

* Relative Humidity...As low as 7 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.

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 Grand Junction CO
1132 AM MDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING AND AGAIN FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING FOR WIND, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 200...

.Expect southwest winds to increase over northwest Colorado this
weekend ahead of an approaching Pacific trough. Vegetation
remains very dry across the region so gusty southwest winds
combined with above normal temperatures and low relative humidity
could result in critical fire weather conditions.

COZ200-220300-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0024.180922T1800Z-180923T0200Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0025.180923T1800Z-180924T0200Z/
Little Snake Forecast Area-
1132 AM MDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR WIND, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 200...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR WIND, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 200...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 200 Little
  Snake Forecast Area.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 13 percent.

* IMPACTS...Rapid rates of fire growth and spread are possible
  under these conditions.

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.

&&

$$

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