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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:35 PM PDT on August 31, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on September 03, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Thursday evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity for
fire weather zones 457... 467 and 468...

The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity... which is in
effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 457 northern Nye
County/Lander and Eureka counties south of Highway 50... fire
weather zone 467 central and western Humboldt County and fire
weather zone 468 eastern Humboldt County and northwestern Elko
County.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Winds
will decrease to 10 to 20 mph Wednesday night, then increase
again Thursday afternoon to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent, rising above 15 percent
Wednesday night, then decreasing as low as 9 percent again
Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low humidity will
create critical fire weather conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.




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