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West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
1039 AM PDT Sun Jun 24 2018
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 10 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low humidity, which is in effect from
2 PM to 10 PM PDT Monday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 453 West Central Nevada Basin and
* Winds...West-southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
The strongest gusts are likely north and west of Interstate 80.
* Humidity...5 to 10 percent.
* Duration...6 to 9 hours.
* 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.
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.