205  
WWUS85 KREV 301043  
RFWREV  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
343 AM PDT SAT MAY 30 2020  
 
NVZ423-429-310300-  
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0002.200530T1500Z-200531T0300Z/  
WEST HUMBOLDT BASIN IN PERSHING COUNTY-  
LAHONTAN BASIN INCLUDING CHURCHILL AND EASTERN MINERAL COUNTIES-  
343 AM PDT SAT MAY 30 2020  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO  
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR  
WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA...  
 
* CHANGES...POTENTIAL FOR STRONGER WINDS BETWEEN SCHURZ AND  
HAWTHORNE.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 423 WEST HUMBOLDT BASIN IN PERSHING  
COUNTY AND FIRE ZONE 429 LAHONTAN BASIN INCLUDING CHURCHILL  
AND EASTERN MINERAL COUNTIES.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50  
MPH. GUSTS 50 TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE ALONG THE HIGHWAY 95 CORRIDOR  
SOUTH OF SCHURZ.  
 
* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES OF 7 TO 17 PERCENT.  
 
* DURATION...6 TO 10 HOURS.  
 
* IMPACTS...RECENT ABNORMALLY WARM WEATHER WITH THE COMBINATION OF  
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY COULD 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
NVZ420-310300-  
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0002.200530T1500Z-200531T0300Z/  
NORTHERN SIERRA FRONT INCLUDING CARSON CITY, DOUGLAS, STOREY,  
SOUTHERN WASHOE, EASTERN LYON, AND FAR SOUTHERN LASSEN COUNTIES-  
343 AM PDT SAT MAY 30 2020  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO  
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE  
NORTHERN SIERRA FRONT...  
 
* CHANGES...HIGHER MINIMUM HUMIDITIES.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 420 NORTHERN SIERRA FRONT INCLUDING  
CARSON CITY, DOUGLAS, STOREY, SOUTHERN WASHOE, EASTERN LYON  
AND AND FAR SOUTHERN LASSEN COUNTIES.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.  
 
* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES OF 20 TO 30 PERCENT. HUMIDITY SHOULD  
RISE ABOVE 30 PERCENT BY THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* DURATION...4 TO 8 HOURS.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING MAY  
PRODUCE A FEW LIGHTNING IGNITIONS.  
 
* IMPACTS...RECENT ABNORMALLY WARM WEATHER WITH THE COMBINATION OF  
STRONG, GUSTY WINDS COULD 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
CAZ274-NVZ421-310300-  
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0002.200530T1500Z-200531T0300Z/  
SOUTHERN MONO COUNTY-  
SOUTHERN SIERRA FRONT INCLUDING ALPINE, NORTHERN MONO, SOUTHERN  
LYON, AND WESTERN MINERAL COUNTIES-  
343 AM PDT SAT MAY 30 2020  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO  
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR  
SOUTHERN SIERRA FRONT AND SOUTHERN MONO COUNTY BELOW 7000 FEET...  
 
* CHANGES...NONE.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 274 SOUTHERN MONO COUNTY, FIRE ZONE  
421 SOUTHERN SIERRA FRONT INCLUDING ALPINE, NORTHERN MONO,  
SOUTHERN LYON AND AND WESTERN MINERAL COUNTIES BELOW 7000 FEET.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45  
MPH.  
 
* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES OF 10 TO 20 PERCENT. HUMIDITY SHOULD  
RISE TO NEAR AND ABOVE 30 PERCENT BY LATE AFTERNOON.  
 
* DURATION...4 TO 8 HOURS.  
 
* IMPACTS...RECENT ABNORMALLY WARM WEATHER WITH THE COMBINATION OF  
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY COULD 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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