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Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 1:48 PM PDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening
for dry thunderstorms and erratic outflow winds across extreme
northeast California and northwest Nevada...

* affected area... fire zone 270 Surprise Valley California, fire
zone 278 eastern Lassen County and fire zone 458 northern
Washoe County.

* Thunderstorms... isolated to scattered dry thunderstorms are
expected to develop mid to late afternoon lasting into the
early evening.

* Outflow winds... erratic and sudden wind gusts 35-50 mph are
likely with locally higher gusts possible in the desert areas.

* Impacts... lightning can create new fire starts and may combine
with strong outflow winds to cause a fire to rapidly grow in
size and intensity.

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.

Record Report
Issued: 5:46 PM PDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Record high temperature tied at Reno Tahoe Airport NV...

a record high temperature of 103 degrees was set at Reno Tahoe Airport NV today.
This ties the old record of 103 set in 1943.

Records for this location date from 1888.

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