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Nevada, Northwestern Nye County

Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:42 AM PDT on August 30, 2016

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on September 01, 2016


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning
through Wednesday evening for gusty winds, low relative humidity,
and dry thunderstorms for fire weather zones 454... 455... 457...
469 and 470...

* affected area... fire weather zone 454 central Lander and
Eureka counties... fire weather zone 455 White Pine County...
fire weather zone 457 northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka
counties south of Highway 50... fire weather zone 469
southwestern and central Elko County and fire weather zone 470
eastern Elko County.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Thunderstorm coverage... isolated thunderstorms moving from the
southwest up to 30 mph. Small rain cores will not prevent new
lightning starts.

* Outflow winds... 35 to 50 mph.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low humidity...
along with dry lightning and strong outflow winds... will
create critical fire weather conditions. In addition...
extremely dry fuels are in place.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Beach Hazard Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Georgia - Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Watch , Tropical Storm Warning, Hurricane Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch
Michigan - Areal Flood Warning
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Coastal Flood Watch
Missouri - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning
New Jersey - Beach Hazard Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement
North Carolina - Tropical Storm Warning , Hurricane Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Watch
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning
South Carolina - Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Texas - Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Virginia - Beach Hazard Statement
Wisconsin - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning

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