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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
127 PM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

...INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS THURSDAY AFTERNOON WILL COMBINE WITH
CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS IN MODOC...SOUTHERN LAKE...AND EXTREME
SOUTHEAST KLAMATH COUNTIES...

CAZ285-ORZ624-291500-
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0025.160929T2000Z-160930T0200Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
127 PM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285
AND 624...

* IMPACTS: STRONG, GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH
  FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF
  ANY NEW AND EXISTING FIRES.

* AFFECTED AREA: EASTERN HALF OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285 IN NORTHERN
  CALIFORNIA. SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624 IN
  SOUTHERN OREGON.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN NORTHERN CA...EASTERN MODOC. IN SOUTH
  CENTRAL OR...EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KLAMATH AND SOUTHWESTERN
  LAKE.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 14 TO 18 PERCENT.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
  WILL OCCUR SHORTLY.

* STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY EXISTING
  OR NEW FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

* ONE LESS SPARK, ONE LESS WILDFIRE.

&&

$$

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
317 PM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

NVZ467-291630-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.A.0010.160930T1800Z-161001T0300Z/
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
317 PM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 467...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 467 CENTRAL AND WESTERN
  HUMBOLDT COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1057 AM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

CAZ272-NVZ450-453-458-291500-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0015.160930T1800Z-161001T0600Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
1057 AM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE LAKE TAHOE
BASIN AND PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 272 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA, FIRE
  ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT, FIRE ZONE 453 WEST
  CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN
  WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT IN WESTERN NEVADA AND 20 TO 25
  PERCENT IN THE SIERRA.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAN
  CAUSE 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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
909 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-291300-
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-
909 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ANOTHER INFLUX OF MOISTURE BEGINS TODAY ACROSS SOUTHERN UTAH.
INITIALLY THE STORMS WILL BE HIGH BASED WITH LITTLE RAINFALL AND
GUSTY WINDS. THESE WINDS WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD ACROSS CENTRAL UTAH
THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE FLASH FLOOD RISK BEGINS TO INCREASE ACROSS SOUTHEAST UTAH
TOMORROW AS MOISTURE DEEPENS ACROSS THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

ROGOWSKI

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

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