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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 1:35 PM PDT Aug. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire
weather zones 469 and 470...

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

* Affected area... fire weather zone 469 southwestern and central
Elko County and fire weather zone 470 eastern Elko County.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 11 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.




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