Churchill County, Nevada
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Fire Weather Warning
NVZ453-459-251500-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0020.141025T1500Z-141026T0300Z/
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
257 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM PDT
SATURDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR WEST CENTRAL
NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND
RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 459 MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. STRONGEST
WINDS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* HUMIDITY...11 TO 19 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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NVZ004-251200-
/O.CAN.KREV.LW.Y.0046.141025T1800Z-141026T0600Z/
/O.EXA.KREV.WI.Y.0012.141025T1800Z-141026T0600Z/
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FERNLEY...FALLON...LOVELOCK...
SILVER SPRINGS
320 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY...

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

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* PYRAMID LAKE WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 5 FEET. HIGHEST WAVES FROM MID
LAKE TO NORTH AND EAST SHORES.

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

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES
WITH TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS POSSIBLE ON HIGHWAY 50. IF YOU HAVE
OUTDOOR DECORATIONS...MAKE SURE THEY ARE SECURED OR BROUGHT
INDOORS BEFORE SATURDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...SHOULD USE
CAUTION AND REMAIN ALERT FOR SUDDEN GUSTS OR CROSS WINDS. CHECK
OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO
FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

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