Nye County, Nevada
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Fire Weather Warning
NVZ457-041200-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150905T0300Z/
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-
155 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 NORTHERN NYE
COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. WINDS WILL
SUBSIDE AFTER SUNSET THIS EVENING...BUT RESTRENGTHEN QUICKLY
AFTER SUNRISE FRIDAY MORNING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING...RISING OVERNIGHT...THEN LOWERING BELOW 15 PERCENT
AGAIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$
Fire Weather Warning
NVZ460-462-040545-
/O.CON.KVEF.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150905T0300Z/
ESMERALDA AND NYE COUNTY DESERTS/CNC DISPATCH-
NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-
237 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 460 AND 462...

* TIMING...THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. SOME RECOVERY AND LOWER WIND
SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.
HIGHER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ON EXPOSED RIDGETOPS.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 8 AND 12
PERCENT...WITH RECOVERY TO 30 TO 40 PERCENT OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID FIRE GROWTH. OUTDOOR BURNING
IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE
FIRE WEATHER OFFICIALS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory
NVZ014-040545-
/O.NEW.KVEF.WI.Y.0015.150904T1800Z-150905T0300Z/
ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEATTY...GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK...DYER
234 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY FOR ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTIES...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE DURING THE MORNING HOURS ON
FRIDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS AND INTO THE EARLY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS: BEATTY...GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK AND DYER.

* IMPACTS: WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. THE WINDS WILL BE A
CROSSWIND ACROSS MUCH OF HIGHWAY 95. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS COULD
RESULT IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT
TIMES IN BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NVZ035-041-041630-
/O.NEW.KLKN.WI.Y.0011.150904T1800Z-150905T0300Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ELY...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...
GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
329 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY.


* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE FRIDAY MORNING IN MOST
AREAS...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY THE EVENING HOURS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT...ELY...
MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK

* IMPACTS...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY
ALONG EAST-WEST ROUTES SUCH AS HIGHWAYS 6 AND 50. HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST MAY
IMPACT VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

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