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Nevada, Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area

Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 7:58 PM PDT on August 30, 2016


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for
the western Nevada Sierra front...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the
western Nevada Sierra front...

* affected area... fire zone 450 western Nevada Sierra front.

* Winds... for Wednesday and Thursday afternoon and evening:
southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 30 to 35 mph.

* Humidity... afternoon humidity will bottom out at 8 to 15%.

* 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.



Http://weather.Gov/Reno




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