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Fire Weather Warning
CAZ278-NVZ450-458-010930-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0012.160901T1800Z-160902T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0018.160901T1800Z-160902T0400Z/
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-160901T0300Z/
EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
228 PM PDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA...FAR
NORTHWEST NEVADA AND THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA...FAR
NORTHWEST NEVADA AND 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
11 AM TO 9 PM PDT THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY, FIRE ZONE
450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN
WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...FOR TODAY: SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
35 MPH. FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING: SOUTHWEST WINDS 15
TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITY WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 8 TO 16%.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAN
CAUSE FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST
RESPONDERS CAN CONTAIN THEM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CAUSE A SPARK NEAR DRY
VEGETATION...SUCH AS YARD WORK...TARGET SHOOTING...OR CAMPFIRES.
FOLLOW LOCAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR
UPDATES AND LIVINGWITHFIRE.INFO FOR PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

AVOID OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CAUSE A SPARK NEAR DRY
VEGETATION, SUCH AS YARD WORK, TARGET SHOOTING, OR CAMPFIRES.
FOLLOW LOCAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR
UPDATES AND LIVINGWITHFIRE.INFO FOR PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

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