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Lake Wind Advisory

Statement as of 10:35 AM PDT on August 29, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on August 31, 2014


... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am to 10 PM PDT
Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a lake Wind
Advisory for area lakes... which is in effect from 11 am to 10 PM
PDT Saturday.

* Winds: 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Wave heights: 2 to 3 feet.

* Small boats will be prone to capsizing and should remain off
lake waters until conditions improve.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Check our website at weather.Gov/Reno or listen to NOAA Weather
Radio for updates on this situation.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 9:44 AM PDT on August 29, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on August 31, 2014


... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 10 PM PDT Saturday
for gusty winds and low humidity for the western Nevada Sierra
front and west central Nevada basin and range including southern
Lyon and Mineral counties...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a red flag
warning for gusty winds and low humidity... which is in effect
from 11 am to 10 PM PDT Saturday.

* Affected area... fire zone 450 western Nevada Sierra front...
fire zone 453 west central Nevada basin and range and fire
zone 459 Mineral and southern Lyon counties.

* Winds... west 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Humidity... 8 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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Alaska - Frost Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
California - High Surf Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
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Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Illinois - Record Report
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Missouri - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Montana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
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Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
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Wisconsin - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
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