Washoe County, Nevada
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Fire Weather Warning
NVZ450-453-221400-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0007.140822T1800Z-140823T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0015.140822T1800Z-140823T0300Z/
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
212 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT
AND THE WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE...

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 8 PM PDT FRIDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT AND
FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE. FOR ZONE 453
THE MOST CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL BE SOUTH OF A PYRAMID LAKE-
LOVELOCK LINE.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE FIRES TO
GROW RAPIDLY IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST RESPONDERS CAN
CONTAIN THEM. AVOID DOING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CREATE A
SPARK NEAR DRY VEGETATION...SUCH AS YARD WORK...TARGET SHOOTING...
OR CAMPFIRES. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND
PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

$$

Lake Wind Advisory
CAZ072-NVZ002-221200-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0040.140822T1800Z-140823T0600Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...INCLINE VILLAGE
138 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

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

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON LAKE TAHOE: 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

Lake Wind Advisory
NVZ004-221200-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0040.140822T1800Z-140823T0600Z/
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
138 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

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

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

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON PYRAMID LAKE: 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

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