WASHOE County, Nevada
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Fire Weather Warning
NVZ453-459-250815-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0010.141025T1500Z-141026T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0020.141025T1500Z-141026T0300Z/
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
115 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR WEST CENTRAL NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM PDT SATURDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND
RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 459 MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. STRONGEST
WINDS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* HUMIDITY...11 TO 19 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE FIRES TO
GROW RAPIDLY IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST RESPONDERS CAN
CONTAIN THEM. AVOID DOING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CREATE A
SPARK NEAR DRY VEGETATION...SUCH AS YARD WORK...TARGET SHOOTING...
OR CAMPFIRES. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND
PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
NVZ450-250815-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0010.141025T1500Z-141026T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0020.141025T1500Z-141025T2200Z/
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
115 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 3 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA
FRONT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 8 AM TO 3 PM PDT SATURDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. WIND PRONE
AREAS ALONG THE SIERRA FRONT MAY GUST UP TO 65 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...13 TO 22 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE FIRES TO
GROW RAPIDLY IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST RESPONDERS CAN
CONTAIN THEM. AVOID DOING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CREATE A
SPARK NEAR DRY VEGETATION...SUCH AS YARD WORK...TARGET SHOOTING...
OR CAMPFIRES. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND
PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

$$

Lake Wind Advisory
NVZ004-250000-
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0046.141025T1800Z-141026T0600Z/
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
251 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY FOR PYRAMID LAKE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR PYRAMID LAKE REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET. HIGHEST WAVES FROM MID LAKE TO
NORTH AND EAST SHORES.

* SMALL BOATS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF
LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$


Lake Wind Advisory
CAZ072-NVZ002-250000-
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0046.141025T0600Z-141026T0600Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...INCLINE VILLAGE
251 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
THIS EVENING TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET. HIGHEST WAVES FROM MID LAKE TO
NORTH AND EAST SHORES.

* SMALL BOATS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF
LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
CAZ070-071-NVZ003-005-250000-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0012.141025T1500Z-141026T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CEDARVILLE...FORT BIDWELL...PORTOLA...
SUSANVILLE...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY...EMPIRE...
GERLACH
251 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.
LOCALLY STRONGER GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH IN WIND PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES WITH TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS POSSIBLE ON HIGHWAY 395
AND INTERSTATE 580. IF YOU HAVE OUTDOOR DECORATIONS...MAKE
SURE THEY ARE SECURED OR BROUGHT INDOORS BEFORE SATURDAY
MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...SHOULD USE
CAUTION AND REMAIN ALERT FOR SUDDEN GUSTS OR CROSS WINDS. CHECK
OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO
FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

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