... Red flag warning in effect from Friday morning through Friday
evening for strong winds and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 101... 102... 229... 461... 462... 465 and 466...
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 Friday morning through Friday evening. This red flag
warning replaces the Fire Weather Watch which is no longer in
* Affected area... in Arizona... fire weather zone 101 Lake Mead
nra/Colorado River-AZ side and fire weather zone 102 northwest
deserts/northwest plateau. In California... fire weather zone
229 lower Colorado River valley. In Nevada... fire weather zone
461 Lincoln County/Ely dispatch... fire weather zone 462 Nye
County deserts/Las Vegas dispatch... fire weather zone 465
Clark and SW Lincoln County deserts/Las Vegas dispatch and
fire weather zone 466 Lake Mead nra/Colorado River-NV side.
* Timing... winds will increase during the morning Friday with
the strongest winds in the afternoon through early evening.
* Wind... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 50 mph.
* Humidity... minimum relative humidity 10 to 15 percent at lower
elevations. Humidity is expected to increase fairly quickly
* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds... low relative
humidity and dry fuels can create conditions that are
favorable for extreme fire behavior.
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.