Washoe County, Nevada
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Blowing Dust Advisory
NVZ004-300400-
/O.EXT.KREV.DU.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150830T0400Z/
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FERNLEY...FALLON...LOVELOCK...
SILVER SPRINGS...NIXON...IMLAY
537 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

THE BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 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-NVZ450-453-459-300400-
/O.EXT.KREV.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150830T0400Z/
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
529 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 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 65 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE INCREASING THROUGH
THE EVENING...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-NVZ002-301000-
/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
833 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

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

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 WITH GUSTS TO 35 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.

&&

$$


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