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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
453 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...DRY CONDITIONS WITH GUSTY WINDS ON FRIDAY...

CAZ270-278-NVZ450-453-458-220000-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.A.0007.140822T1800Z-140823T0300Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
453 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
EXTREME NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 270 SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA...
  FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY...FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN
  NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN
  AND RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* 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 POSSIBLE. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
618 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

WYZ001-012-013-023-024-211615-
JACKSON HOLE-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
618 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BRING PERIODS
OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN TO FAR WESTERN WYOMING THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON WITH A FEW
STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE QUARTER TO
ONE HALF INCH WILL BE COMMON THIS MORNING WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. BE ALERT
FOR PONDING OF WATER AT TIMES AND THE POSSIBILITY OF SOME SMALLER
ROCK AND MUD SLIDES...ESPECIALLY IN STEEP TERRAIN. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL HIT THE AREA AGAIN ON
FRIDAY.

$$

SKRBAC


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-221200-
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 THU AUG 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NUMEROUS MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ELSEWHERE CLEARING LATER THIS
AFTERNOON. MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS  SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS NORTHERN AND EASTERN SECTIONS WITH A FEW STRONGER
STORMS POSSIBLE. MORE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ELSEWHERE EACH AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

SUNDAY...ISOLATED MAINLY MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NORTH.

MONDAY AND TUESDAY...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH A GOOD CHANCE OF SHOWERS SPREAD WEST TO EAST
ACROSS THE AREA. SNOW LEVEL MAY LOWER TO BETWEEN 8000 AND 9000 FEET
IN THE NORTH HALF MONDAY NIGHT WITH SOME ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY HEAVY RAIN...HAIL OR WIND
GUSTS OVER 50 MPH TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
417 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-221030-
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-
417 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS WILL IMPACT FAR NORTHERN UTAH THIS MORNING BEFORE
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORMS THAT
DEVELOP.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS WILL REMAIN OVER THE OUTLOOK AREA THROUGH
FRIDAY...RESULTING IN A CONTINUED THREAT OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. AN UNSEASONABLY COOL PACIFIC NORTHWEST TROUGH IS
EXPECTED TO PUSH A COLD FRONT THROUGH NORTHERN UTAH FRIDAY NIGHT
AND SATURDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AS THE TROUGH
MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. A BRIEF DRYING AND WARMING TREND IS
EXPECTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY BEFORE ANOTHER TROUGH IMPACTS THE
OUTLOOK AREA FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

.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

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