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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
1219 PM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

AZZ101-CAZ229-NVZ466-220100-
/O.CON.KVEF.FW.W.0019.000000T0000Z-171022T0100Z/
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-Lower Colorado River Valley-
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-NV side-
1219 PM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017 /1219 PM MST Sat Oct 21 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT /6 PM MST/
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
101, 229, AND 466...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zone 101. In
  California...Fire weather zone 229. In Nevada...Fire weather
  zone 466.

* TIMING...Winds will increase out of the north and continue
  through much of the day before decreasing late this evening.

* WIND...North 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum values 5 to 10 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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Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
239 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

AZZ002-036-CAZ527-NVZ021-220100-
/O.CON.KVEF.LW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-171022T0100Z/
Lake Havasu and Fort Mohave-Lake Mead National Recreation Area-
San Bernardino County-Upper Colorado River Valley-
Including Lake Havasu City, Desert Hills, Topock,
Bullhead City, Oatman, Mohave Valley, Needles, Hoover Dam,
and Laughlin
239 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017 /239 AM MST Sat Oct 21 2017/

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT /6 PM MST/
THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...Winds will increase by early Saturday morning, peak
  late morning and into the early afternoon, then decrease
  Saturday evening.


* WINDS...North winds 20 to 30 mph, gusting 30 to 40 mph.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will create rough water conditions on
  Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, and Lake Havasu. Waves could swamp
  small craft. Areas of low visibility due to blowing dust will
  be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.

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