« View county listFire Weather Warning
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-White Pine County-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway
50-Eastern Elko County-
208 PM PDT Tue Jun 27 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
454...455...457 AND 470...
The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from 11 AM to 9 PM PDT Wednesday.
* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 454 Central Lander and
Eureka Counties...Fire Weather Zone 455 White Pine County...
Fire Weather Zone 457 Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka
Counties South of Highway 50 and Fire Weather Zone 470 Eastern
* Winds...west 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.
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.