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Western Nevada Sierra Front-West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
141 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE SIERRA
FRONT AND PORTIONS OF WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA...
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for gusty winds and low humidity, which is in effect from
Monday afternoon through Monday evening.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 450 Western Nevada Sierra Front and
Fire Zone 453 West Central Nevada Basin and Range.
* WINDS...Southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
* HUMIDITY...8 to 14%.
* 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.