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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-
Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF/S
West of the Sierra Crest (West of Evans Peak-Grizzly Peak-
Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the
430 AM PDT Sat Sep 23 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO 5 AM PDT
TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
220, 221, 267, 268, AND 269...
The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 5 PM Sunday to 5 AM PDT Tuesday.
The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 220.Fire weather zone
221.Fire weather zone 267.Fire weather zone 268.Fire weather
* WIND...Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph
over exposed ridges and stronger through aligned canyons.
Strongest winds expected during overnight and morning hours.
* HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity of 15 to 25 percent with the main
concern being minimal humidity recovery overnight.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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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Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-Greater Reno-Carson City-
Minden Area-Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Including the cities of Portola, Susanville, Hawthorne,
Yerington, Smith Valley, Sparks, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, and Silver Springs
233 AM PDT Sat Sep 23 2017
...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
* Areas Impacted: Carson Valley, Carson City, suburbs of Reno-
Sparks, around Fallon, Lovelock and agricultural areas in
Pershing County, Lyon County, Mineral County, Sierra Valley,
Susanville and lower elevations of Lassen County.
* Temperatures: Low temperatures Saturday morning are projected
to be in the 20s to near 30 for these areas. This coupled
with light winds and clear skies will result in frost and
* Impacts: This is potentially the first widespread frost and
freeze for many areas this fall. Sensitive vegetation will
likely be damaged if not protected. Some above ground
irrigation systems could also suffer damage if not drained
A Freeze Warning means there is high confidence in an unusually
cold air mass bringing sub-freezing temperatures to the region.
Preparedness activities should be considered to mitigate
potential impacts due to the cold.