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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1158 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...

.A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PATTERN IS SETTING UP FOR THIS WEEKEND
AS DRY...UNSTABLE SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD
FRONT LEADS TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE
AREA ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING ON SUNDAY.

WYZ280-289-300-290200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0006.150829T1700Z-150831T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0014.150829T1700Z-150831T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
1158 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 9 PM MDT
SUNDAY FOR STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY...DRY THUNDERSTORMS...HAINES
INDEX OF 6...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 9 PM MDT
SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH...GUSTING UP TO 40 MPH ON SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH AROUND SUNSET
  ON SUNDAY NIGHT BEHIND A DRY COLD FRONT.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  ON SUNDAY

* HAINES INDEX...6 ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...5 ON SUNDAY.

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1158 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...

.A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PATTERN IS SETTING UP FOR THIS WEEKEND
AS DRY...UNSTABLE SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD
FRONT LEADS TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE
AREA ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING ON SUNDAY.

WYZ275>277-279-281-282-285-287-290200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0006.150829T1700Z-150830T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0014.150829T1700Z-150830T0300Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-CODY FOOTHILLS-
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-SOUTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
1158 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND A HAINES INDEX OF 6...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH IN MORE
  EXPOSED AND WIND PRONE AREAS...ESPECIALLY AFTER 1500

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX...6

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1158 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...

.A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PATTERN IS SETTING UP FOR THIS WEEKEND
AS DRY...UNSTABLE SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD
FRONT LEADS TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE
AREA ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING ON SUNDAY.

WYZ283-290200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0006.150829T1700Z-150830T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0014.150829T1700Z-150831T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
1158 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 9 PM MDT
SUNDAY FOR STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY...HIGH HAINES INDEX...HOT
TEMPERATURES...DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND A DRY COLD FRONT PASSAGE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 9 PM MDT
SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH THROUGH MID AFTERNOON ON SATURDAY
  AND THEN 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH IN MORE EXPOSED
  AND WIND PRONE AREAS. GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP SOONER ON SUNDAY
  AT 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH AHEAD OF A COLD
  FRONT...WHICH WILL PASS AROUND 2100 SUNDAY NIGHT.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  ON SUNDAY

* HAINES INDEX...6 ON 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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

MTZ104-106-291200-
/O.NEW.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T1800Z-150830T0200Z/
KOOTENAI-WEST LOLO-
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS THE KOOTENAI...WEST LOLO...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS BY EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RIDGETOPS AND ANY
  EXPOSED ELEVATIONS WILL SEE GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. WINDS WILL SHIFT
  TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  AND DECREASE.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: 10 TO 15 PERCENT IS EXPECTED. HUMIDITY
  RECOVERY SATURDAY EVENING WILL BE GOOD.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

IDZ102-103-291200-
/O.NEW.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T1800Z-150830T0200Z/
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
933 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS THE PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON...
CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: BREEZY WINDS WILL BEGIN SATURDAY MORNING, BUT THE
  STRONGEST AND MOST CONCERNING WINDS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35
  MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. RIDGETOPS AND ANY
  EXPOSED ELEVATIONS WILL SEE GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. WINDS WILL SHIFT
  TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  AND DECREASE.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: 10 TO 15 PERCENT IS EXPECTED. HUMIDITY
  RECOVERY SATURDAY EVENING WILL BE GOOD.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

MTZ105-107>109-291200-
/O.UPG.KMSO.FW.A.0008.150829T1800Z-150830T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T2000Z-150830T0600Z/
FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-EAST LOLO-
BITTERROOT-
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
SATURDAY NIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS THE
FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK...SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION...EAST
LOLO...BITTERROOT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT SATURDAY NIGHT. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS BY EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RIDGETOPS AND ANY
  EXPOSED ELEVATIONS WILL SEE GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. WINDS WILL SHIFT
  TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  AND DECREASE.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: 10 TO 15 PERCENT IS EXPECTED. HUMIDITY
  RECOVERY SATURDAY EVENING WILL BE GOOD.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

MTZ110-111-291200-
/O.UPG.KMSO.FW.A.0008.150829T1800Z-150830T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T2000Z-150830T0600Z/
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
SATURDAY NIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS THE
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD...EAST BEAVERHEAD...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT SATURDAY NIGHT. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. RIDGETOPS AND ANY
  EXPOSED ELEVATIONS WILL SEE GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. WINDS WILL SHIFT
  TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE EVENING AND DECREASE.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: 15 TO 25 PERCENT IS EXPECTED. HUMIDITY
  RECOVERY SATURDAY EVENING WILL BE GOOD.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS. ERRATIC
  OUTFLOW GUSTS SHOULD BE EXPECTED WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
804 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES SATURDAY...

WAZ673-674-290000-
/O.EXA.KOTX.FW.W.0020.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)-
EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)-
804 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE NORTHERN COLUMBIA
BASIN...PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 673 EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN
  COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 674 EAST
  WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674).

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES: 18 TO 30 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
  WILL RESULT IN RAPID GROWTH ON EXISTING FIRES OR ANY NEW
  IGNITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL DEVELOP BY SATURDAY. THE VERY STRONG WINDS COUPLED WITH THE
LOWER RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
804 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES SATURDAY...

IDZ101-WAZ684-686-687-290000-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.W.0020.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
804 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT
SATURDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHERN
WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
  IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 684 EAST
  WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 686 EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686) AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 687 EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687).

* WINDS: SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH. GUSTS AS HIGH
  AS 70 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES: 20 TO 30 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS. 30 TO 40
  PERCENT IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* IMPACTS: VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
  WILL RESULT IN RAPID GROWTH ON EXISTING FIRES OR ANY NEW
  IGNITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL DEVELOP BY SATURDAY. THE VERY STRONG WINDS COUPLED WITH THE
LOWER RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
407 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...STRONG WINDS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL BRING A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS FOR THE SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA
LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. ALTHOUGH HUMIDITY IS NOT EXPECTED TO
BE EXCEPTIONALLY LOW...THE UNUSUAL STRENGTH OF THESE WINDS AND DRY
VEGETATION WILL BE VERY CAPABLE OF CARRYING FIRES.

CAZ272-282230-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0006.150829T0700Z-150829T1900Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0005.150829T0900Z-150829T1900Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
407 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO NOON PDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR THE LAKE TAHOE AREA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH TO A RED FLAG WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL
MOISTURES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO NOON PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 272 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. SIERRA
  RIDGE WIND GUSTS UP TO 85 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LIMITED RECOVERY BETWEEN 45 AND 55 PERCENT
  TONIGHT...THEN LOWERING TO BETWEEN 30 AND 35 PERCENT SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  IS TYPICAL FOR AUGUST...THE DURATION AND STRENGTH OF WINDS
  ALONG WITH THE LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
  WEATHER CONDITIONS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR.  CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
407 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...STRONG WINDS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL BRING A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS FOR THE SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA
LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. ALTHOUGH HUMIDITY IS NOT EXPECTED TO
BE EXCEPTIONALLY LOW...THE UNUSUAL STRENGTH OF THESE WINDS AND DRY
VEGETATION WILL BE VERY CAPABLE OF CARRYING FIRES.

CAZ273-NVZ450-453-282230-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0006.150829T1100Z-150830T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0005.150829T1100Z-150830T0100Z/
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
407 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR THE EASTERN SIERRA AND
PORTIONS OF WESTERN NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH TO A RED FLAG WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL
MOISTURES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 273 MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES...
  FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT AND FIRE ZONE 453 WEST
  CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH. LOCALLY STRONGER GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH IN WIND PRONE AREAS.
  SIERRA RIDGE WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LIMITED RECOVERY BETWEEN 35 AND 45 PERCENT
  TONIGHT...THEN LOWERING TO BETWEEN 15 AND 25 PERCENT ON
  SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  IS TYPICAL FOR AUGUST...THE DURATION AND STRENGTH OF WINDS
  ALONG WITH THE LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
  WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR.  CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
407 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...STRONG WINDS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL BRING A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS FOR THE SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA
LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. ALTHOUGH HUMIDITY IS NOT EXPECTED TO
BE EXCEPTIONALLY LOW...THE UNUSUAL STRENGTH OF THESE WINDS AND DRY
VEGETATION WILL BE VERY CAPABLE OF CARRYING FIRES.

NVZ459-282230-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0005.150829T1100Z-150830T0100Z/
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
407 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES FOR PARTS OF WESTERN
NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 459 MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON
  COUNTIES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  IS TYPICAL FOR AUGUST...THE DURATION AND STRENGTH OF WINDS
  ALONG WITH THE LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
  WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR.  CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

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