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avatar Red Flag Warning
May 29, 2020 11:34AM
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
1131 AM PDT Fri May 29 2020

AZZ102-CAZ226-NVZ460>462-300300-
/O.CON.KVEF.FW.W.0006.200530T1800Z-200531T0300Z/
Northwest Deserts/Northwest Plateau-
Owens Valley/Southern Inyo Forest-
Esmeralda and Nye County Deserts/CNC Dispatch-
Lincoln County/Ely Dispatch-Nye County Deserts/Las Vegas Dispatch-
1131 AM PDT Fri May 29 2020 /1131 AM MST Fri May 29 2020/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT /11 AM MST/
TO 8 PM PDT /8 PM MST/ SATURDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 460, 461, 462, 102, and 226...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zone 102. In
Nevada...Fire weather zones 460, 461, and 462. In
California...Fire weather zone 226.

* TIMING...Late Saturday morning into Saturday evening.

* WIND...South to southwest winds 25 to 35 mph gusting 35 to 45
mph. Winds in zone 226 are expected to be westerly 35 to 45 mph
with gusts over 50 mph.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 15 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.

&&

$$
avatar Fire Weather Watch
May 29, 2020 11:35AM
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
455 PM PDT Thu May 28 2020

CAZ274-300000-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.A.0004.200530T1800Z-200531T0600Z/
Southern Mono County-
455 PM PDT Thu May 28 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
SOUTHERN MONO COUNTY BELOW 7000 FEET...

* Changes...None.

* Affected Area...Fire Zone 274 Southern Mono County BELOW 7000
FEET.

* Winds...South to southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45
mph.

* Humidity...Minimum values of 10 to 20 percent.

* Duration...4 to 8 hours.

* Impacts...Recent abnormally warm weather with 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.

&&

$$
Re: Red Flag Warning
May 30, 2020 07:46PM
Ha, and we went fishing on Crowley Lake. Worked out for us.

And the power did not get shut off...this time.
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