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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
805 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...Red Flag Warning for the Sierra Nevada and Kern County
Mountains remains in effect through Saturday evening for low
humidity...

.Prolonged periods of single digit humidities continue across the
mountains and will continue through Saturday evening, especially
at elevations above 4000 feet. There may be some increase in
humidity in the Sierra late tonight and early Saturday as a cold
front moves through the district. However, as winds shift to the
northeast Saturday afternoon, humidity will decrease again. Winds
could become gusty over the high Sierra ridges Saturday
afternoon.


CAZ295>297-161215-
/O.EXT.KHNX.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-171217T0300Z/
Kern County Mountains-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
Tulare County Mountains-
805 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST SATURDAY FOR VERY
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 295, 296, AND 297...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 295, 296 and 297. This
  includes Sierra National Forest, Sequoia/Kings Canyon National
  Park, Sequoia National Forest and the Kern County Mountains.

* WIND...Northeast to east 5-12 mph tonight, becoming north to
  northeast 10-20 mph over the Sierra Nevada by Saturday
  afternoon. Locally higher gusts are possible.

* HUMIDITY...Less than 10 percent at many locations. Humidity will
  remain low through Saturday evening, especially across Kern
  County. In the Sierra, humidity will increase slightly tonight
  and early Saturday, then decrease again Saturday afternoon.

* 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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Bean

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
305 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions This Weekend...

.A dry weather system moving through the region tonight will
produce a combination of gusty winds and low humidity values. Due
to these factors and the recent long stretch of warm and dry
conditions, a very elevated fire weather risk will exist
particularly for higher elevation locations.

CAZ216>219-263-264-279-161400-
/O.CON.KSTO.FW.W.0015.171216T0600Z-171217T1800Z/
Central Sacramento Valley in Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Northern
Sutter, and Butte County Below 1000 Ft-
Southern Sacramento Valley in Yolo-
Sacramento Far Western Placer, southern Sutter and Solano County
Below 1000 Ft-Carquinez Strait and Delta-
Northern San Joaquin Valley in San Joaquin and Stanislaus
Counties Below 1000 ft-Southeast Edge Shasta-
Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tehama-Glenn Unit-
Lake County Portion of Lake-Napa-Sonoma Unit-Eastern Mendocino NF-
305 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SUNDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 264, AND 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 216, 217, 218, 219, 263, 264,
  and 279.


* WIND...North winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
  Local gusts of 55 mph will be possible over higher elevations.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 10 to 20 percent
  during the day. Poor humidity recovery expected Saturday
  night through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning or any activity that could spark a fire 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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Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
231 PM MST Fri Dec 15 2017


IDZ020-021-023-025-161200-
/O.CON.KPIH.WW.Y.0034.171216T1200Z-171217T0000Z/
Upper Snake River Plain-Lower Snake River Plain-Caribou Highlands-
Wasatch Mountains/Idaho Portion-
Including the cities of Idaho Falls, Rexburg, Pocatello, Henry,
Soda Springs, and Montpelier
231 PM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 5 PM
MST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total
  snow accumulations of up to two inches, with localized amounts
  up to 4 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Interstate 15 corridor from Inkom and Pocatello to Idaho
  Falls, Highway 30 from McCammon to Wyoming border, with highest
  amounts Fish Creek Summit, Emigration Summit, Border Summit,
  Geneva Summit.

* WHEN...5 AM to 5 PM Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://www.weather.gov/pocatello


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
317 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-161200-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0061.171216T1800Z-171217T0600Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Stateline,
and Incline Village
317 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM PST SATURDAY
FOR LAKE TAHOE...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory for Lake Tahoe, which is in effect from 10 AM to 10 PM
PST Saturday.

* Winds: East to Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Wave Heights: 1 to 3 feet with highest waves on western shores.

* Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
  capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions
  improve.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.

&&

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http://weather.gov/reno


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
352 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

CAZ520>522-NVZ014-161230-
/O.COR.KVEF.WI.Y.0053.171216T1200Z-171218T0000Z/
Owens Valley-White Mountains of Inyo County-
Death Valley National Park-Esmeralda and Central Nye County-
Including Bishop, Independence, Lone Pine, Olancha,
Westgard Pass, Bristlecone Pine, Furnace Creek, Stovepipe Wells,
Shoshone, Beatty, Goldfield, Silver Peak, and Dyer
352 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 PM PST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 4 AM Saturday to 4 PM PST
Sunday.

* TIMING...Winds will increase after sunrise and peak during the
  early afternoon hours Saturday across Inyo, Esmeralda and central
  Nye Counties. Winds will decrease Saturday night but remain
  breezy, before picking up again Sunday and lasting through Sunday
  afternoon.

* WINDS...North winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong crosswinds are possible on west or eastbound
  roads and highways. Areas of blowing dust and sand are possible.
  Unsecured structures, signs, or holiday decorations may be
  damaged or blown away.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means strong winds gusting over 40 mph can make
driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.

&&

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
225 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

NVZ040-041-161230-
/O.NEW.KLKN.WI.Y.0030.171216T1500Z-171217T0600Z/
Northwestern Nye County-Northeastern Nye County-
225 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM PST SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a Wind Advisory...
which is in effect from 7 AM to 10 PM PST Saturday.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* TIMING...The strongest winds will occur from late morning
  through the afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Motorists should be prepared for strong winds and
  difficult driving conditions, especially when driving high
  profile vehicles.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A wind advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph with gusts
in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.

&&

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
1230 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...STRONG GUSTY WIND SATURDAY...

.High pressure building inland will bring strong gusty wind to
portions of Interior Northern California Saturday. Strongest wind
is expected late morning and afternoon along the west side of the
Sacramento Valley, extending into the Coastal Range. Wind
decreases Saturday night, but breezy conditions continue into
Sunday.


CAZ015>019-063-064-161230-
/O.EXT.KSTO.WI.Y.0038.171216T1200Z-171217T0200Z/
Northern Sacramento Valley-Central Sacramento Valley-
Southern Sacramento Valley-Carquinez Strait and Delta-
Northern San Joaquin Valley-
Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County-
Clear Lake/Southern Lake County-
Including the cities of Redding, Red Bluff, Chico, Oroville,
Marysville/Yuba City, Sacramento, Fairfield/Suisun, Stockton,
Modesto, Alder Springs, and Lakeport
1230 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM PST SATURDAY...

* TIMING...Saturday morning into the late afternoon

* WINDS...North winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to up to 45 mph.
  Along the west side of the Sacramento Valley extending into the
  Coastal Range, sustained winds up to 35 mph are possible with
  gusts to 55 mph.

* IMPACTS...Difficult driving conditions for small cars and high
  profile vehicles. Local tree damage and power outages
  possible. Loose outdoor objects might be blown around.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 25 to 39 mph are
possible with gusts 40 to 57 mph. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
1035 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

CAZ089>091-160300-
/O.NEW.KHNX.WI.Y.0030.171216T1500Z-171217T0300Z/
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-
Including the cities of Los Banos, Coalinga, Mendota, Lemoore,
and Avenal
1035 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM PST SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 7 AM to 7 PM PST Saturday
for Merced County and the west side of the San Joaquin Valley.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* TIMING...The strongest winds are expected between 10 am and 4 pm
  PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Areas of blowing dust with visibility reduced to less
  than one mile locally. High profile vehicles such as campers and
  tractor trailers are most vulnerable to strong cross winds.
  Highways affected include Highway 140 west of Merced, Highway
  152, Highway 33, Highway 198 west of Lemoore, Highway 41 west of
  Stratford in addition to the I-5 corridor.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

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Durfee


Air Quality Alert


IDC041-161900-

Idaho Department OF Environmental Quality Pocatello ID
Air Quality Alert Message
Relayed by National Weather Service Pocatello ID
935 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

...AN AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FROM THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REMAINS IN EFFECT...

Due to a stagnant atmosphere and elevated pollutant levels, local
residential wood burning restriction ordinances continue for
Franklin County.

Those individuals having an inherent sensitivity to increased
particulate levels are encouraged to avoid prolonged physical
exertion outside. At these levels there is an increasing
likelihood of respiratory symptoms and increased aggravation of
asthma and/or lung ailments.

Another statement will be issued by noon tomorrow.

For more information please access the departments
website at http://airquality.deq.idaho.gov

This statement is issued by the Idaho Department of Environmental
Quality, Air Quality Division, Pocatello Idaho Regional Office.
Contact at 208 236 6160.



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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
335 PM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-162300-
Cache Valley/Utah Portion-Northern Wasatch Front-
Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys-Southern Wasatch Front-
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-Wasatch Mountain Valleys-
Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-
Western Uinta Mountains-Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-
Western Uinta Basin-Castle Country-San Rafael Swell-
Sanpete/Sevier Valleys-West Central Utah-Southwest Utah-
Utahs Dixie and Zion National Park-South Central Utah-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-Central Mountains-
Southern Mountains-Southwest Wyoming-
335 PM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the western two thirds of
Utah and southwest Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Increasing clouds across northern Utah with a chance of snow
across the northwest desert and northern Wasatch Mountains towards
morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

A storm system will cross the area Saturday which will scour out
the valley inversions across northern Utah. Intermittent snow will
accompany this system and likely produce light snow accumulations
in the mountains and for the northern valleys as well.

Another cold Pacific system is expected to impact Utah Wednesday
bringing much colder temperatures and accumulating snow.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

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For more information from NOAA/s National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

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