Weather Alerts for Greater Lake Tahoe Area (NV)

Issued by the National Weather Service

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (NV)

Areas Affected:
Lahontan Basin - Churchill and Eastern Mineral Counties - Northern Sierra Front - Carson City, Douglas, Storey, Southern Washoe, Eastern Lyon, Far Southern Lassen Counties - Northern Washoe County - Southern Sierra Front - Alpine, Northern Mono, Southern Lyon, Western Mineral Counties - West Humboldt Basin - Pershing County
Effective: Mon, 9/27 12:00pm Updated: Sun, 9/26 1:50am Urgency: Future
Expires: Mon, 9/27 10:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
WESTERN NEVADA...THE EASTERN SIERRA...AND NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA...
* Changes...None.
* Affected Area...Fire Zone 270 Surprise Valley California, Fire
Zone 271 Western Lassen, Eastern Plumas, and Eastern Sierra
Counties, Fire Zone 272 Greater Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area,
Fire Zone 274 Southern Mono County, Fire Zone 278 Eastern
Lassen County, Fire Zone 420 Northern Sierra Front including
Carson City, Douglas, Storey, Southern Washoe, Western Lyon,
and Far Southern Lassen Counties, Fire Zone 421 Southern
Sierra Front including Alpine, Northern Mono, Southern Lyon,
and Western Mineral Counties, Fire Zone 423 West Humboldt
Basin in Pershing County, Fire Zone 429 Lahontan Basin
including Churchill and Eastern Mineral Counties and Fire Zone
458 Northern Washoe County.
* Winds...Southwest to West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Humidity...10-15% along and east of US-395. 15-20% west of US-
395.
* Duration...3 to 6 hours.
* 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.

Information:
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.

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