EL DORADO County, California
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Dense Smoke Advisory
CAZ072-NVZ002-230915-
/O.NEW.KREV.SM.Y.0003.140923T1800Z-140924T0300Z/
/O.CON.KREV.SM.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140923T0300Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
INCLINE VILLAGE
204 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A DENSE SMOKE
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT TUESDAY. A
DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING.

* VISIBILITY: DROPPING TO NEAR ONE MILE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WHEN ADDITIONAL SMOKE FROM
THE KING FIRE IS MOST LIKELY TO SPREAD EAST OF THE SIERRA
CREST.

* IMPACTS: PERIODS OF DENSE SMOKE WILL LIKELY RESULT IN UNHEALTHY
AIR QUALITY WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DISCOURAGED. TRAVEL MAY BE
IMPACTED DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY ON INTERSTATE 80...HIGHWAY 50 AND
HIGHWAY 89.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SMOKE FROM WILDFIRES
SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES VISIBILITIES...MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO SEE
AND BREATHE. THE SMOKE WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM UNTIL THE
FIRE BECOMES LESS ACTIVE...OR A MORE FAVORABLE WEATHER PATTERN
DISPERSES THE SMOKE. PERSONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA SHOULD AVOID
PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE SMOKE AND STAY INDOORS.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
CAZ214-221-268-269-231400-
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.W.0013.140923T2100Z-140925T0300Z/
BURNEY BASIN AND NORTHEAST PLATEAU IN SHASTA COUNTY INCLUDING
NORTHWEST LASSEN NF NORTH OF LASSEN NP-
STANISLAUS NF WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST-
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-
145 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO 8 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 214...221...268 AND 269...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO 8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 214 BURNEY BASIN AND
NORTHEAST PLATEAU IN SHASTA COUNTY INCLUDING NORTHWEST LASSEN
NF NORTH OF LASSEN NP...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 221 STANISLAUS NF
WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 268 NORTHERN
SIERRA INCLUDING LASSEN NP AND PLUMAS AND LASSEN NF/S WEST OF
THE SIERRA CREST (WEST OF EVANS PEAK-GRIZZLY PEAK-BECKWORTH
PEAK) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 269 NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE
TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE SIERRA CREST.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 12 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15-25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ON
CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL PROVIDE AN ENVIRONMENT FOR POSSIBLE RAPID
FIRE SPREAD.

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.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

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