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Blowing Dust Advisory

Statement as of 2:50 AM PDT on August 29, 2015

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 29, 2015


... Blowing dust advisory remains in effect from 8 am this morning
to 6 PM PDT this evening...

A blowing dust advisory remains in effect from 8 am this morning
to 6 PM PDT this evening.

* Timing: Saturday morning through Saturday afternoon.

* Winds: 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Locally stronger
gusts in wind prone areas west of Highway 95.

* Visibility: generally 1 to 4 miles with brief periods below 1
mile possible.

* Waves heights on pyramid lake: 2 to 5 feet with highest waves
on the north and east shores.

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

* Other impacts: poor visibility will create difficult driving
conditions especially downwind of dry sinks and Lake Beds.
Winds may blow away unsecured outdoor items like patio
furniture or camping gear.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will restrict
visibilities. Travelers are urged to use caution.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:14 AM PDT on August 29, 2015

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 29, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM PDT this evening
for strong winds and low fuel moistures for the eastern Sierra
and much of western Nevada...

* affected area... fire zone 273 Mono-eastern alpine counties...
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... southwest to west 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50
mph. Locally stronger gusts up to 60 mph in wind prone areas.
Sierra ridge wind gusts up to 70 mph.

* Humidity... 15 to 25 percent. Driest conditions expected
Saturday afternoon near and east of Highway 95.

* Impacts... although daytime humidity values will be higher than
is typical for August... the duration and strength of winds
along with the low fuel moistures will create critical fire
weather conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
will occur. Continue to check weather.Gov/Reno for updates.



Http://weather.Gov/Reno



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