Storey County, NV
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Fire Weather Warning
CAZ273-NVZ450-459-300400-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0013.160729T2100Z-160730T0400Z/
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
148 PM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS FOR PORTIONS OF
WESTERN NEVADA AND THE EASTERN SIERRA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 273 MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES,
FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT AND FIRE ZONE 459
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE EASTERN SIERRA OF
CALIFORNIA AND THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...PUSHING
EASTWARD TOWARD HIGHWAY 95 BY LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC AND SUDDEN WIND GUSTS 35-50 MPH ARE
LIKELY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE IN THE DESERT AREAS.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING CAN CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND MAY COMBINE
WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO CAUSE A FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN
SIZE AND INTENSITY. ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL ALSO IMPACT
ONGOING FIRES SUCH AS THE ROCK FIRE NORTH OF RENO. OUTFLOWS
CAN EXTEND A LONG DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
CAZ070>073-NVZ001>005-292230-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA CA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES CA-MONO CA-GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA CA-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA NV-
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE NV-
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA NV-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES NV-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY NV-
206 PM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF THE SIERRA CREST...

AT 201 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES THUNDERSTORMS ARE GROWING
STRONGER IN MONO...MINERAL...AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES. THERE IS
ALSO AN ISOLATED STORM IN EASTERN SIERRA COUNTY 10 MILES WEST OF
STEAD. THESE STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO GROW STRONGER AND ARE MOVING
NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH. WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS. THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND ALSO SPREAD
EASTWARD AWAY FROM THE SIERRA CREST TOWARD THE HIGHWAY 95 CORRIDOR
THIS AFTERNOON. BRIEF HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

HIKERS OR CAMPERS SHOULD SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE OR
VEHICLE IF POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE STORMS WILL INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

DURING A THUNDERSTORM...SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

&&

LAT...LON 3773 11926 3804 11931 3884 12013 3961 12047
3971 12072 4019 12088 4059 12132 4118 12133
4119 12005 4170 12023 4199 12004 4199 11932
4096 11933 4095 11892 3822 11798 3789 11835
3789 11842 3747 11783 3746 11784 3746 11878
TIME...MOT...LOC 2053Z 223DEG 28KT 3842 11820

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