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Nevada, Northern Washoe County

Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:11 PM PDT on June 24, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on June 27, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Monday afternoon
through Monday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the
Sierra front and portions of west-central Nevada...

* affected area... fire zone 450 western Nevada Sierra front and
fire zone 453 west central Nevada basin and range.

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

* Humidity... 7 to 14 percent.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity before first
responders can contain them.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid outdoor activities that can cause a spark near dry
vegetation, such as yard work, target shooting, or campfires.
Follow local fire restrictions. Check weather.Gov/Reno for
updates and livingwithfire.Info for preparedness tips.



Http://weather.Gov/Reno



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