... 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 this afternoon and evening: southwest winds 10 to 15
mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph. Expect localized critical fire
weather conditions. For Wednesday afternoon and evening:
southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts around 30 mph. Wind
prone spots could hit 35 mph. For Thursday afternoon and
evening: southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Wind
prone areas gusting to 40 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.
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.