Reno, NV

12:18 PM PDT on August 30, 2016 (GMT -0700)
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Active Advisory: Fire Weather Watch

Elev 5321 ft 39.48 °N, 119.74 °W | Updated 28 minutes ago

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Feels Like 86.0 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 16000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 19000 ft
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6:26 AM 7:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KRNO 301855Z 29009KT 10SM FEW160 BKN190 BKN250 30/M03 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP127 ACSL S-W-N HZ SW-NW-N T03001028
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 16000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 19000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:26 AM 7:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KRNO 301855Z 29009KT 10SM FEW160 BKN190 BKN250 30/M03 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP127 ACSL S-W-N HZ SW-NW-N T03001028

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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 3:40 AM PDT Aug. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

The National Weather Service has cancelled the Fire Weather Watch
for today... .but watches remain in effect for both Wednesday and
Thursday afternoon and evening.

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

* Winds... for today: southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts 25 to
30 mph. A few wind prone areas could gust to greater than 30 mph
today and produce locally critical conditions... but these will
be very localized. 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.

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.