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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
100 PM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN
GREAT BASIN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...

NVZ460-462-021200-
/O.UPG.KVEF.FW.A.0003.150902T2000Z-150904T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.W.0006.150902T1800Z-150904T0300Z/
ESMERALDA AND NYE COUNTY DESERTS/CNC DISPATCH-
NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-
100 PM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM PDT
THURSDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 460 AND 462...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM PDT
THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. SOME
  RECOVERY AND LOWER WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 40
  MPH. HIGHER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ON EXPOSED RIDGETOPS.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 8 AND 12
  PERCENT...WITH RECOVERY TO 25 TO 30 PERCENT OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID FIRE GROWTH. OUTDOOR BURNING IS
  NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE
FIRE WEATHER OFFICIALS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

WOLCOTT

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LASVEGAS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
341 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-022145-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
341 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED STORMS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND SPREAD TO THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS. SMALL HAIL AND LOCALIZED HEAVY RAIN WILL BE
POSSIBLE. THIS CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY WILL DIMINISH OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WEDNESDAY...EXPECT ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY OVER HIGHER TERRAIN.

THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...AN INCREASE IN MOISTURE BEGINS AT THE
END OF THE WEEK WHICH WILL RESULT IN INCREASED THUNDERSTORM
COVERAGE OVER MUCH OF THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

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