Lander County, Nevada
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Fire Weather Warning
NVZ454-455-457-300300-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0005.160729T2000Z-160730T0600Z/
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-
155 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 454...455 AND 457...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 454 CENTRAL LANDER AND
EUREKA COUNTIES...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY AND
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA
COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND LAST THROUGH THE EVENING. THE
HIGHEST THUNDERSTORM THREAT WILL BE SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND COMBINE
WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO PRODUCE RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Watch
NVZ468>470-300300-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.A.0003.160730T2000Z-160731T0600Z/
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
155 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 468...469 AND 470...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 468 EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY
AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TO SCATTERED MOSTLY DRY
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A MIX OF
DRY AND WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND COMBINE
WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO PRODUCE RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

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.

&&

$$
Heat Advisory
NVZ030-035>038-040-300000-
/O.CON.KLKN.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160730T0000Z/
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...
PARADISE VALLEY...GOLCONDA SUMMIT...ELY...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...
GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...EMIGRANT PASS...
AUSTIN...AUSTIN SUMMIT...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...PINTO SUMMIT...
ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN
156 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TEMPERATURE...99 TO 104 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES IN THIS RANGE ARE UNUSUAL AND PROLONGED
EXPOSURE WITHOUT RELIEF OR FREQUENT HYDRATION COULD LEAD TO HEAT
STROKE. EVEN THOUGH IT IS NOT HUMID...YOUR SWEAT CANNOT COOL
YOU OFF FAST ENOUGH. SOON...YOU STOP SWEATING AND THEN YOU GET
SICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT
SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN
EMERGENCY - CALL 911.

&&

$$

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