Washoe County, Nevada
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Weather Alerts: Washoe County, Nevada
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Blowing Dust Advisory
NVZ004-300100-
/O.CON.KREV.DU.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150830T0100Z/
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FERNLEY...FALLON...LOVELOCK...
SILVER SPRINGS...NIXON...IMLAY
1118 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS: 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. LOCALLY STRONGER
GUSTS IN WIND PRONE AREAS WEST OF HIGHWAY 95.

* VISIBILITY: GENERALLY 1 TO 4 MILES WITH BRIEF PERIODS BELOW 1
MILE POSSIBLE.

* WAVES HEIGHTS ON PYRAMID LAKE: 2 TO 4 FEET WITH HIGHEST WAVES
ON THE NORTH AND EAST SHORES.

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

* OTHER IMPACTS: POOR VISIBILITY WILL CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING
CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY DOWNWIND OF DRY SINKS AND LAKE BEDS. WINDS
MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO MOVE UNSECURED OUTDOOR ITEMS LIKE PATIO
FURNITURE OR CAMPING GEAR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY MEANS THAT BLOWING DUST WILL RESTRICT
VISIBILITIES. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Warning
CAZ273-NVZ450-453-459-300100-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150830T0100Z/
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
1144 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR THE EASTERN SIERRA AND
MUCH OF WESTERN NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 273 MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES...
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...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
SIERRA RIDGE WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT. DRIEST CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON NEAR AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 95.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
IS TYPICAL FOR AUGUST...THE GUSTY WINDS ALONG WITH THE LOW FUEL
MOISTURES WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

Lake Wind Advisory
CAZ072-NVZ002-300600-
/O.EXP.KREV.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150829T1800Z/
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-150830T1000Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TAHOE CITY...
TRUCKEE...MARKLEEVILLE...GLENBROOK...INCLINE VILLAGE
1118 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

THE WIND ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. A LAKE WIND ADVISORY
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON LAKE TAHOE: 2 TO 3 FEET WITH HIGHEST WAVES ON
NORTH AND EAST SHORES.

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

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NVZ003-300100-
/O.EXP.KREV.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150829T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0005.150829T1818Z-150830T0100Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARKS...VERDI...GARDNERVILLE...
VIRGINIA CITY
1118 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS EXTENDED THE WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH.
LOCALLY STRONGER GUSTS FOR WIND PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS: WINDS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO MOVE UNSECURED OUTDOOR
ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO FURNITURE OR CAMPING GEAR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...SHOULD USE
CAUTION AND REMAIN ALERT FOR SUDDEN GUSTS OR CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

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