Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:42 PM PDT Jun. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from noon Tuesday to 11 PM PDT
Thursday for Washoe Lake...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a lake Wind
Advisory for Washoe Lake, which is in effect from noon Tuesday to
11 PM PDT Thursday.

* Lakes affected: Washoe.

* Winds: southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph each
afternoon and evening Tuesday through Thursday. Winds will
lighten up considerably each night through mid to late morning
before increasing again.

* Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions
improve.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.



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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 12:54 PM PDT Jun. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through
Wednesday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for portions of
western Nevada and northeastern California...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for gusty winds and low humidity, which is in effect from
Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* Affected area... fire zone 278 eastern Lassen County south of
Susanville, fire zone 450 western Nevada Sierra front, fire zone
453 west central Nevada basin and range and fire zone 458
northern Washoe County south of Fox Mountain below 6000 feet.

* Winds... southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts around 40 to 45
mph Wednesday afternoon. Winds will be breezy Tuesday through
Thursday with near critical conditions for some areas.

* Humidity... 8 to 15 percent.

* Duration... 4 to 8 hours. Some localized critical conditions will
persist for multiple days Tuesday through Thursday.

* 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, mainly in locations with dry fine
fuels, grasses, and shrubs.

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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