... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through Tuesday evening for gusty winds and low humidity from the
Sierra front in Douglas County north to the Oregon border...
* affected area... fire zone 270 Surprise Valley California, fire
zone 278 eastern Lassen County, fire zone 450 western Nevada
Sierra front and fire zone 458 northern Washoe County.
* Winds... southwest to west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* Humidity... afternoon humidity will bottom out at 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.
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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Issued: 9:04 AM PDT Aug. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service