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Shoshone Paiute Tribal Emergency Response Commission
Friday June 17th, 2022 :: 03:23 p.m. MDT

Alert

Red Flag Warning until 12:00AM Sunday

The current Red Flag Warning is still valid until 11 PM this evening. The National Weather Service in Elko has upgraded the Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 10 AM to 11 PM PDT Saturday.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 425 White Pine and Northeast Nye Counties, Fire Weather Zone 426 Northern Nye County-Mojave and Fire Weather Zone 470 Eastern Elko County.

* Winds...Southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

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

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

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

* AFFECTED AREAS: WHITE PINE AND NORTHEAST NYE COUNTIES ... NORTHERN NYE COUNTY - MOJAVE ... EASTERN ELKO COUNTY

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.

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:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Red Flag Warning

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