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Nevada, Western Clark and Southern Nye County

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 1:00 PM PDT on September 01, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on September 03, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am Wednesday to 8 PM PDT
Thursday for strong winds and relative humidity for fire weather
zones 460 and 462...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 11 am Wednesday to 8 PM PDT
Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening. Some
recovery and lower wind speeds are expected Wednesday night.

* Wind... south to southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 to 40
mph. Higher gusts are possible on exposed ridgetops.

* Humidity... minimum relative humidity values between 8 and 12
percent... with recovery to 25 to 30 percent overnight.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds... low relative
humidity... and dry fuels will create conditions favorable for
extreme fire behavior and rapid fire growth. Outdoor burning is
not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring or imminent. Please advise the appropriate
fire weather officials in the field of this red flag warning.





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