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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 1:41 PM PDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through
Monday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the Sierra
front and portions of west-central Nevada...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for gusty winds and low humidity, which is in effect from
Monday afternoon through Monday evening.

* Affected area... fire zone 450 western Nevada Sierra front and
fire zone 453 west central Nevada basin and range.

* Winds... southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Humidity... 8 to 14%.

* 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.


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