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avatar Fire weather watch
July 06, 2016 02:06PM
Urgent - fire weather message
National weather service reno nv
945 am pdt wed jul 6 2016

Mono and eastern alpine counties-
Mineral and southern lyon counties-
945 am pdt wed jul 6 2016

...Fire weather watch in effect from saturday morning through
Saturday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for mono and
Eastern alpine counties and mineral and southern lyon counties...

The national weather service in reno has issued a fire weather
Watch for gusty winds and low humidity, which is in effect from
Saturday morning through saturday evening.

* affected area...Fire zone 273 mono and eastern alpine counties
And fire zone 459 mineral and southern lyon counties.

* winds saturday...Increasing west 15 to 25 mph with gusts 35 to
45 mph.

* humidity saturday...8 to 15% increasing to around 20% later in
The evening.

* 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.

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.


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