Washoe County, Nevada
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Fire Weather Warning
NVZ450-453-459-300445-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0016.140830T1800Z-140831T0500Z/
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
944 AM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM PDT SATURDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA
FRONT AND WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING SOUTHERN
LYON AND MINERAL COUNTIES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...
FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE AND FIRE
ZONE 459 MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 15%.

* 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
NVZ004-300145-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0041.140830T1800Z-140831T0500Z/
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
1035 AM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR AREA LAKES INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE AND LAHONTAN
RESERVOIR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 3 FEET.

* 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-NVZ002-300145-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0041.140830T1800Z-140831T0500Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...INCLINE VILLAGE
1035 AM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR AREA LAKES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM
PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 3 FEET.

* 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.

&&

$$

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