Fire Weather Warning

Published 10/01 2016 03:05AM

Updated 10/01 2016 03:05AM

Issued at: 10/02/2016 11:00:00 AM PDT
Expires on: 10/02/2016 11:00:00 PM PDT
Counties affected: Clark CAZ226-227-NVZ462>466-020000- /O.CON.KVEF.FW.W.0009.161002T1800Z-161003T0600Z/ OWENS VALLEY/SOUTHERN INYO FOREST-DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK- NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-SHEEP RANGE- SPRING MOUNTAINS- CLARK AND SW LINCOLN COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH- LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-NV SIDE- 301 AM PDT SAT OCT 1 2016 ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY... * AFFECTED AREA...IN CALIFORNIA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226 AND ZONE 227. IN NEVADA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 462...463...464...465 AND 466. * TIMING...LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. * WIND...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE LATE MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH THE EVENING. WIND GUSTS ACROSS PARTS OF THE OWENS VALLEY AND SPRING MOUNTAINS MAY EXCEED 50 MPH. * MINIMUM HUMIDITY...8 TO 14 PERCENT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR SOON. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. && $$