888  
WWUS85 KVEF 242130  
RFWVEF  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV  
230 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017  
 
.A DISTURBANCE MOVING ACROSS NORTHERN NEVADA IS CAUSING GUSTY  
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN NEVADA AND NORTHWEST  
ARIZONA.  
 
AZZ101-102-NVZ463>466-250400-  
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.W.0007.170524T2130Z-170525T0400Z/  
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-AZ SIDE-  
NORTHWEST DESERTS/NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SHEEP RANGE-SPRING MOUNTAINS-  
CLARK AND SW LINCOLN COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-  
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-NV SIDE-  
230 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017 /230 PM MST WED MAY 24 2017/  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT /9 PM MST/ THIS  
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT /9 PM MST/ THIS  
EVENING.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...IN ARIZONA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 101 AND 102.IN  
NEVADA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 463, 464, 465, AND 466.  
 
* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH.  
 
* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAINLY IN THE SINGLE  
DIGITS.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.  
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS  
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF  
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN  
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.  
 

 
 

 
 
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