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Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:43 PM PDT on July 28, 2016


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Friday evening for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds
for portions of northeast California and western Nevada...

* affected area... fire zone 270 Surprise Valley California, fire
zone 271 western Lassen/eastern Plumas/eastern Sierra/eastern
Nevada counties, fire zone 278 eastern Lassen County and fire
zone 458 northern Washoe County.

* Thunderstorms... isolated dry thunderstorms are expected to
develop Friday afternoon and continue into Friday evening.

* Outflow winds... gusts 40-50 mph are likely with locally higher
gusts over 60 mph possible in the desert areas.

* 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.

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.



Http://weather.Gov/Reno



243 PM PDT Thu Jul 28 2016

... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Friday for
thunderstorms and strong outflow winds for portions of western
Nevada and eastern California...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a red flag
warning for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds, which is in
effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Friday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire zone 273 Mono and eastern alpine counties,
fire zone 450 western Nevada Sierra front and fire zone 459
Mineral and southern Lyon counties.

* Thunderstorms... isolated dry thunderstorms are expected to
develop Friday afternoon becoming scattered into Friday
evening.

* Outflow winds... gusts 40-50 mph are likely with locally higher
gusts over 60 mph possible in the desert areas.

* 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.

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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