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avatar Red Flag Warning
August 16, 2020 04:02AM
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
342 AM PDT Sun Aug 16 2020

CAZ274-170400-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0017.200816T2000Z-200817T0400Z/
Southern Mono County-
342 AM PDT Sun Aug 16 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
PDT THIS EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS FOR
SOUTHERN MONO COUNTY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Red Flag
Warning for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds, which is in
effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 9 PM PDT this evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Zone 274 Southern Mono County.

* Thunderstorms...Fast moving thunderstorms producing lightning
and limited rainfall are possible this afternoon and evening.

* Outflow Winds...Gusts of 40 to 50 mph may occur near
thunderstorms.

* 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 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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Re: Red Flag Warning
August 16, 2020 06:35AM
Not just Mono County. we had thunderstorms last night in Napa! That is very rare



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