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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
1001 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

.GUSTY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR RAPID
FIRE GROWTH ACROSS THE SIERRA AND OWENS VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT.

CAZ226-021100-
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.W.0001.150401T2300Z-150402T1100Z/
OWENS VALLEY/SOUTHERN INYO FOREST-
1001 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM
PDT THURSDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 226...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN CALIFORNIA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226 OWENS
  VALLEY/SOUTHERN INYO FOREST.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON...PEAK OVERNIGHT
  AND TAPER OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING 50 TO 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE
  IN THE SIERRA...WITH GUSTS 35-40 MPH IN THE OWENS VALLEY.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 12 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. DRY CONDITIONS ARE
  EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE EASTERN
  SIERRA SLOPES. THE OWENS VALLEY MAY SEE RH`S RECOVER TO 15-25
  PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS COULD CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EITHER OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE FIRE
WEATHER OFFICIALS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

WOLCOTT

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LASVEGAS


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
1012 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE MOJAVE DESERT LATER TODAY AND
TONIGHT...

.A WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH THE AREA TODAY AND WINDS WILL
INCREASE ACROSS THE EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES AND THE MOJAVE
DESERT...INCLUDING LAS VEGAS...LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

CAZ519-020400-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0006.150401T2300Z-150402T1100Z/
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-
INCLUDING...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL
1012 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM
PDT THURSDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM
PDT THURSDAY FOR THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE SIERRA.

* WINDS: WEST AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING: DOWNSLOPE WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY LATE AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE NIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE
  EXPECTED BETWEEN 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND 2 AM THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* LOCATIONS: ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL...AND OTHER AREAS ALONG THE
  EASTERN SLOPES OF THE SIERRA OF INYO COUNTY.

* IMPACTS: DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ON ROADS LEADING INTO
  THE SIERRA FROM THE OWENS VALLEY. HIKERS AND OTHER
  RECREATIONAL ENTHUSIASTS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO ENCOUNTER
  STRONG WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS COULD RESULT
IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITY TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT TIMES IN
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

WOLCOTT


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

WYZ024-027-012130-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY TO CAUSE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER...

WEST WINDS WITH GUSTS OF 30 MPH WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY NEAR 15
PERCENT CAN BE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS
LINCOLN COUNTY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL MAKE AGRICULTURAL BURNING
DIFFICULT. DELAY AGRICULTURAL BURNING UNTIL A DAY WITH LIGHTER
WINDS AND HIGHER RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
603 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-021300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
603 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA TODAY BEHIND A COLD
FRONT. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED HARD FREEZE CONDITIONS
ALONG THE IDAHO BORDER TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE END OF THE
WORK WEEK. FREEZING NIGHTTIME TEMPERATURES ARE A GOOD POSSIBILITY
ACROSS MANY AREAS THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. A HARD
FREEZE IS POSSIBLE...WHICH WOULD BE A THREAT TO SENSITIVE
VEGETATION ESPECIALLY ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND EAST-CENTRAL
UTAH WHERE THE GROWING SEASON HAS BEGUN.

STRONG GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY ACROSS MUCH OF
THE AREA AHEAD OF THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-021100-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY WEST WINDS AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE WILDFIRE RISK
ACROSS SWEETWATER AND SUBLETTE COUNTIES. PLEASE AVOID
AGRICULTURAL AND DEBRIS BURNING IN THESE AREAS TODAY.

OTHERWISE...COOLER TEMPERATURES WITH RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE
IN THE NORTHWESTERN MOUNTAINS TODAY WITH AN OUTSIDE CHANCE FOR A
THUNDERSTORM. EXPECT SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS IN THE STRONGER SHOWERS
AND REMEMBER...WHEN THUNDER ROARS...GO INDOORS!

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...COLDER WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

SUNDAY...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS COULD POTENTIALLY INCREASE FIRE
DANGER AHEAD OF A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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