Northern Elko County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 2:25 AM PDT on September 01, 2015

...Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 457...467 and 468...

* affected area...fire weather zone 457 northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka counties south of Highway 50...fire weather zone 467 central and western Humboldt County and fire weather zone 468 eastern Humboldt County and northwestern Elko County.

* Winds...southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Winds will decrease to 10 to 20 mph Wednesday night...then decrease again Thursday afternoon 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 9 percent...rising above 15 percent Wednesday night...then decreasing to around 9 percent again Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts...the combination of gusty winds and low humidity will create critical fire weather conditions.

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.