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Nevada, Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake

Blowing Dust Advisory, Lake Wind Advisory

Statement as of 1:22 PM PDT on September 03, 2015


... Blowing dust advisory in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Friday...
... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Friday for
Pyramid Lake...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a blowing dust
advisory... which is in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Friday. A
lake Wind Advisory for Pyramid Lake has also been issued. This
lake Wind Advisory for Pyramid Lake is in effect from 2 PM to
9 PM PDT Friday.

* Winds... southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 35 mph
increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph by early
evening.

* Wave heights: 2 to 4 feet. Highest waves along the north and
east shores.

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

* Visibility: dust will reduce visibility down to 1 mile at times.
Drivers... including on I-80 between Lovelock and Winnemucca and
along Highway 95... should be prepared for sudden reductions in
visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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






Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 12:47 PM PDT on September 03, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Friday for
gusty winds and low humidity for the west-central Nevada basin and
range...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a red flag
warning for gusty winds and low humidity... which is in effect
from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Friday. The Fire Weather Watch has been
upgraded to a warning and is no longer in effect.

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

* Winds... southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 35 mph
increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph by early
evening.

* Humidity... 8 to 13 percent.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low humidity 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.






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