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Shoshone Paiute Tribal Emergency Response Commission
Wednesday June 15th, 2022 :: 02:48 p.m. MDT

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Fire Weather Watch until 12:00AM Sunday

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 425 AND 427... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 425 AND 427... The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Thursday. A Red Flag Warning has also been issued from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Friday. In addition, a Fire Weather Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity has been issued. This Fire Weather Watch is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 425 White Pine and Northeast Nye Counties and Fire Weather Zone 427 Central Nevada-Toiyabe.

* Winds...South 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. The strongest winds will occur on Friday.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 6 percent.

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

* AFFECTED AREAS: WHITE PINE AND NORTHEAST NYE COUNTIES ... CENTRAL NEVADA - TOIYABE

Instructions:

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

Address/Location
Shoshone Paiute Tribal Emergency Response Commission
1935 Fire Lane
Owyhee, NV 89832

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 775-757-2473

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Fire Weather Watch

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