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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
410 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

NVZ453-300000-
/O.EXA.KREV.FW.W.0013.160729T2100Z-160730T0400Z/
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
410 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
PDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
FOR AREAS MAINLY WEST OF HIGHWAY 95...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS, WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND
  RANGE. PRIMARILY WEST OF HIGHWAY 95 INCLUDING FERNLEY, PYRAMID
  LAKE, BLACK ROCK DESERT, AND SILVER SPRINGS.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE 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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
410 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

CAZ273-NVZ450-459-300000-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0013.160729T2100Z-160730T0400Z/
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
410 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
410 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-300000-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0007.160729T2100Z-160730T0600Z/
/O.EXA.KREV.FW.W.0013.160729T2100Z-160730T0400Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
410 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
PDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
ACROSS EXTREME NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS, WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 270 SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA, FIRE
  ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN
  WASHOE COUNTY.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  EXPECTED TO DEVELOP EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON LASTING INTO THE
  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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
304 AM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

UTZ492-493-495-497-498-292200-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0008.160729T1800Z-160731T0400Z/
CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS-
COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-MOJAVE DESERT-GRAND STAIRCASE-
304 AM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM
MDT SATURDAY FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 492...493...495...497 AND 498...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST
  DESERT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  497 MOJAVE DESERT AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 498 GRAND STAIRCASE.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL DEVELOP PRIMARILY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS
  TODAY AND SATURDAY.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH WILL
  BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP.

* IMPACTS...THE THREAT OF LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS IN ADDITION
  TO VERY DRY CONDITIONS WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL OF MULTIPLE
  NEW FIRES AND EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
155 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016


NVZ454-455-457-300300-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0005.160729T2000Z-160730T0600Z/
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-
155 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 454...455 AND 457...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 454 CENTRAL LANDER AND
  EUREKA COUNTIES...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA
  COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
  TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND LAST THROUGH THE EVENING. THE
  HIGHEST THUNDERSTORM THREAT WILL BE SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND COMBINE
  WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO PRODUCE RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
359 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY THIS WEEKEND...

.A COLD FRONT ON SATURDAY WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS THROUGHOUT THE
COLUMBIA BASIN DOWN TO CENTRAL OREGON. THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
BE LOW DURING THIS TIME. THE WINDS WILL INITIALLY BEGIN TO
INCREASE IN THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND NORTH CENTRAL
OREGON LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THEN OVER THE REMAINDER
OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN AND CENTRAL OREGON ON SATURDAY. WINDS WILL
REMAIN BREEZY ON SUNDAY IN MANY AREAS WITH CONTINUED LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY DURING THE DAY.

ORZ610-639-WAZ639-291700-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.W.0008.160729T2200Z-160731T0400Z/
EAST SLOPES OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
359 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM FRIDAY TO 9 PM PDT
SATURDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM FRIDAY TO 9 PM PDT
SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN WASHINGTON AND OREGON...FIRE ZONE 639
  COVERING MOST OF KLICKITAT COUNTY AND THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER
  GORGE. IN OREGON...FIRE ZONE 610 COVERING THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
  NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  AND WILL BE STRONGER ON SATURDAY.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH LATE FRIDAY AND 15 TO
  25 MPH ON SATURDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE THROUGH THE
  COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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.

&&

$$

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