Red Flag Warning issued for Friday

LAS VEGAS -- The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning on Friday for southern Nevada. The warning is in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The combination of gusty winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels can create conditions favorable for extreme fire behavior, NWS warns.

"Winds will increase by late Friday morning then peak during the afternoon hours before decreasing Friday evening."

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