Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:31 PM PDT Jun. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this
evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the Sierra front...
eastern Lassen County... and portions of west Nevada...

* affected area... fire zone 278 eastern Lassen County, fire zone
450 western Nevada Sierra front, fire zone 453 west central
Nevada basin and range, fire zone 458 northern Washoe County
and fire zone 459 Mineral and southern Lyon counties.

* Winds... southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Humidity... 6 to 14 percent.

* 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.

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.