* Affected area: Mono-Eastern Alpine Counties, the Western Nevada Sierra Front, Central Nevada Basin and Range and Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties.* Winds: west 15 to 25 mph with gusts 35 to 40 mph. Wind prone areas may see gusts up to 50 mph.
* Humidity: 8% to 15% except Sierra Front around 15%.* Impacts: the combination of gusty winds and low humidity will create critical fire weather conditions.
Precautionary/preparedness actions:A red flag warning means weather conditions can cause fires to grow rapidly in size and intensity before first responders can contain them. Avoid doing outdoor activities that can create a spark near dry vegetation such as yard work, target shooting or campfires. Continue to check weather.gov/reno for updates and preparedness tips.