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July 18, 2011 01:52PM
Red flag warning
Urgent - fire weather message
National weather service reno nv
537 am pdt mon jul 18 2011

...Very dry with gusty daytime winds through tuesday...

.Low pressure off the west coast will move inland through tuesday.
Gusty winds will develop this afternoon along the sierra front
South along the eastern sierra and again over parts of the area
Tuesday afternoon. The combination of very low relative humidity
And gusty winds will create critical fire weather conditions.

Caz273-190000-
/o.Exa.Krev.Fw.W.0004.110718t2200z-110719t0400z/
/o.Con.Krev.Fw.A.0004.110719t2000z-110720t0500z/
Mono-eastern alpine counties-
537 am pdt mon jul 18 2011

...Red flag warning in effect from 3 pm this afternoon to 9 pm
Pdt this evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the eastern
Sierra of mono and alpine counties...
...Fire weather watch remains in effect from tuesday afternoon
Through tuesday evening for gusty winds and low humidity...

The national weather service in reno has issued a red flag
Warning for gusty wind and low humidity...Which is in effect from
3 pm this afternoon to 9 pm pdt this evening.

* affected area...Fire zone 273 mono-eastern alpine counties.

* winds...Southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* humidity...Afternoon humidity will fall to 5 to 15 percent.

* impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity will
Create critical fire weather conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A fire weather watch means that critical fire weather conditions
Are possible. Check weather.Gov/reno for updates and possible red
Flag warnings.

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
Will occur. Continue to check weather.Gov/reno for updates.

&&

$$
Re: Red flag warning
July 18, 2011 01:56PM
How quickly conditions change, eh?
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