362  
WWUS85 KLKN 161211  
RFWLKN  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
511 AM PDT MON JUL 16 2018  
 
 
 
NVZ454-467-468-161315-  
/O.EXP.KLKN.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180716T1200Z/  
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-  
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-  
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-  
511 AM PDT MON JUL 16 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING HAS EXPIRED FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY  
OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 454...467 AND 468...  
 
THE THREAT OF DRY THUNDERSTORMS HAS DIMINISHED.  
 

 
 
NVZ469-470-170600-  
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180717T0600Z/  
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-  
511 AM PDT MON JUL 16 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS  
EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE  
WEATHER ZONES 469 AND 470...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469 SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL  
ELKO COUNTY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470 EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.  
 
* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTS OF 40 TO 55 MPH WITH THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND COMBINE  
WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO PRODUCE RAPID FIRE GROWTH.  
 
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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