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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 4:53 AM PDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2014


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday morning
through Friday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for
extreme northeastern California and northwest Nevada...

* affected area... fire zone 270 Surprise Valley California...
fire zone 278 eastern Lassen County... fire zone 450 western
Nevada Sierra front... fire zone 453 west central Nevada basin
and range and fire zone 458 northern Washoe County.

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

* Humidity... 8 to 15 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 possible. Check weather.Gov/Reno for updates and possible red
flag warnings.




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