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Nevada, Northern Elko County

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 6:13 AM PDT on July 30, 2016

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 31, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this
evening for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds for fire
weather zones 454... 455... 457... 469 and 470...

* affected area... fire weather zone 454 central Lander and
Eureka counties... fire weather zone 455 White Pine County...
fire weather zone 457 northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka
counties south of Highway 50... fire weather zone 469
southwestern and central Elko County and fire weather zone 470
eastern Elko County.

* Thunderstorm coverage... isolated dry thunderstorms early in
the afternoon are expected to develop to scattered mostly dry
thunderstorms during the late afternoon and evening. A mix of
dry and wet thunderstorms will be possible over the mountains.

* Outflow winds... erratic winds with gusts to 50 mph will be
possible with thunderstorms.

* Impacts... dry lightning may create new fire starts and combine
with strong outflow winds to produce rapid fire growth.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures
can contribute to extreme fire behavior.




Record Report

Statement as of 5:30 PM PDT on July 29, 2016


... Record high temperatures set at Elko, Eureka and Tonopah
airports on Friday...

station new record old record years

Elko Airport 102 101 1978, 1924, 1898
Eureka Airport 99 97 2000
Tonopah Airport 102 100 1991


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Arizona - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Colorado - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Special Statement
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Special Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Special Statement , Record Report
Montana - Fire Weather Warning
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Nevada - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
New Jersey - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
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Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
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Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
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Texas - Special Statement
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Washington - Fire Weather Warning
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report

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