|Fire Weather Warning|
... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening
for gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones
454... 455... 457... 467... 468... 469 and 470...
* affected area... fire weather zone 454 central Lander and
Eureka counties... fire weather zone 455 White Pine County...
fire weather zone 457 Lander/Eureka counties south of Highway
50 plus northern Nye County... fire weather zone 467 central
and western Humboldt County... fire weather zone 468 eastern
Humboldt County and northwestern Elko County... fire weather
zone 469 southwestern and central Elko County and fire weather
zone 470 eastern Elko County.
* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
Strongest winds are expected across fire weather zone 455.
* Relative humidity... as low as 5 percent.
* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low humidity will
create critical fire weather conditions... and make control of
fires very difficult should an ignition occur.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures will
create explosive fire growth potential.