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California, Western Plumas County/Lassen Park

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 1:34 PM PDT on September 23, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on September 25, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM PDT Wednesday
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 214...
221... 268 and 269...

* affected area... fire weather zone 214 Burney Basin and
northeast plateau in Shasta County including northwest Lassen
nf north of Lassen np... fire weather zone 221 Stanislaus nf
west of the Sierra crest... fire weather zone 268 northern
Sierra including Lassen np and Plumas and Lassen nf/S west of
the Sierra crest (west of Evans Peak-Grizzly Peak-beckworth
peak) and fire weather zone 269 northern Sierra including the
Tahoe and Eldorado nf/S west of the Sierra crest.

* Winds... southwest 12 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Local
gusts up to 45 mph on the highest mountain peaks.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15-25 percent.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low humidities on
critically dry fuels will provide an environment for possible
rapid fire spread.

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.


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1102 am PDT Tue Sep 23 2014

... Red flag warning in effect from 8 am to 11 PM PDT Wednesday
for gusty winds and low humidity for northeastern California and
far northwestern Nevada...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a red flag
warning for gusty winds and low humidity... which is in effect
from 8 am to 11 PM PDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire zone 270 Surprise Valley California...
fire zone 271 western Lassen-eastern Plumas-eastern Sierra-
eastern Nevada counties... fire zone 278 eastern Lassen County
and fire zone 458 northern Washoe County.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
Locally stronger gusts up to 40 mph possible.

* Humidity... 10 to 15%.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means weather conditions can cause fires to
grow rapidly in size and intensity before first responders can
contain them. Avoid doing outdoor activities that can create a
spark near dry vegetation... such as yard work... target shooting...
or campfires. Continue to check weather.Gov/Reno for updates and
preparedness tips.






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