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Warnings

freeze
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area, NV

CAZ071-NVZ001-003-004-231600-
/O.CON.KREV.FZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170923T1600Z/
Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-Greater Reno-Carson City-
Minden Area-Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Including the cities of Portola, Susanville, Hawthorne,
Yerington, Smith Valley, Sparks, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, and Silver Springs
233 AM PDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

* Areas Impacted: Carson Valley, Carson City, suburbs of Reno-
Sparks, around Fallon, Lovelock and agricultural areas in
Pershing County, Lyon County, Mineral County, Sierra Valley,
Susanville and lower elevations of Lassen County.

* Temperatures: Low temperatures Saturday morning are projected
to be in the 20s to near 30 for these areas. This coupled
with light winds and clear skies will result in frost and
freeze impacts.

* Impacts: This is potentially the first widespread frost and
freeze for many areas this fall. Sensitive vegetation will
likely be damaged if not protected. Some above ground
irrigation systems could also suffer damage if not drained
or protected.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Freeze Warning means there is high confidence in an unusually
cold air mass bringing sub-freezing temperatures to the region.
Preparedness activities should be considered to mitigate
potential impacts due to the cold.

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Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties, NV

CAZ071-NVZ001-003-004-231600-
/O.CON.KREV.FZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170923T1600Z/
Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-Greater Reno-Carson City-
Minden Area-Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Including the cities of Portola, Susanville, Hawthorne,
Yerington, Smith Valley, Sparks, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, and Silver Springs
233 AM PDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

* Areas Impacted: Carson Valley, Carson City, suburbs of Reno-
Sparks, around Fallon, Lovelock and agricultural areas in
Pershing County, Lyon County, Mineral County, Sierra Valley,
Susanville and lower elevations of Lassen County.

* Temperatures: Low temperatures Saturday morning are projected
to be in the 20s to near 30 for these areas. This coupled
with light winds and clear skies will result in frost and
freeze impacts.

* Impacts: This is potentially the first widespread frost and
freeze for many areas this fall. Sensitive vegetation will
likely be damaged if not protected. Some above ground
irrigation systems could also suffer damage if not drained
or protected.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Freeze Warning means there is high confidence in an unusually
cold air mass bringing sub-freezing temperatures to the region.
Preparedness activities should be considered to mitigate
potential impacts due to the cold.

&&

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Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake, NV

CAZ071-NVZ001-003-004-231600-
/O.CON.KREV.FZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170923T1600Z/
Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-Greater Reno-Carson City-
Minden Area-Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Including the cities of Portola, Susanville, Hawthorne,
Yerington, Smith Valley, Sparks, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, and Silver Springs
233 AM PDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

* Areas Impacted: Carson Valley, Carson City, suburbs of Reno-
Sparks, around Fallon, Lovelock and agricultural areas in
Pershing County, Lyon County, Mineral County, Sierra Valley,
Susanville and lower elevations of Lassen County.

* Temperatures: Low temperatures Saturday morning are projected
to be in the 20s to near 30 for these areas. This coupled
with light winds and clear skies will result in frost and
freeze impacts.

* Impacts: This is potentially the first widespread frost and
freeze for many areas this fall. Sensitive vegetation will
likely be damaged if not protected. Some above ground
irrigation systems could also suffer damage if not drained
or protected.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Freeze Warning means there is high confidence in an unusually
cold air mass bringing sub-freezing temperatures to the region.
Preparedness activities should be considered to mitigate
potential impacts due to the cold.

&&

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fire weather
Northern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. From Yuba To Amador Counties, CA

CAZ220-221-267>269-240000-
/O.UPG.KSTO.FW.A.0007.170925T0000Z-170926T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.W.0010.170925T0000Z-170926T1200Z/
Southern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Calaveras-Tuolumne Unit-Stanislaus NF West of the Sierra Crest-
Northern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Nevada-Yuba-Placer-Amador and ElDorado Units-
Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF/S
West of the Sierra Crest (West of Evans Peak-Grizzly Peak-
Beckworth Peak)-
Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the
Sierra Crest-
430 AM PDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO 5 AM PDT
TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
220, 221, 267, 268, AND 269...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 5 PM Sunday to 5 AM PDT Tuesday.
The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 220.Fire weather zone
221.Fire weather zone 267.Fire weather zone 268.Fire weather
zone 269.

* WIND...Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph
over exposed ridges and stronger through aligned canyons.
Strongest winds expected during overnight and morning hours.

* HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity of 15 to 25 percent with the main
concern being minimal humidity recovery overnight.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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Southern Sacramento Valley In Yolo/Sacramento/Far Western Placer/Southern Sutter and Solano County Below 1000 Ft - Excludes the Delta, CA

CAZ213-215>218-263-264-266-279-240000-
/O.UPG.KSTO.FW.A.0007.170923T2100Z-170926T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.W.0010.170923T2100Z-170926T1200Z/
Eastern Portion of Shasta/Trinity NF-
Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County Line Below
1000 Ft-
Central Sacramento Valley in Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Northern
Sutter, and Butte County Below 1000 Ft-
Southern Sacramento Valley in Yolo-
Sacramento Far Western Placer, southern Sutter and Solano County
Below 1000 Ft-Carquinez Strait and Delta-Southeast Edge Shasta-
Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tehama-Glenn Unit-
Lake County Portion of Lake-Napa-Sonoma Unit-
Northern Sierra Foothills from 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions
of Shasta-Trinity and Butte Units-Eastern Mendocino NF-
430 AM PDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM
PDT TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 263, 264, 266, AND 279...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 5 AM PDT
Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 213.Fire weather zone 215.Fire
weather zone 216.Fire weather zone 217.Fire weather zone
218.Fire weather zone 263.Fire weather zone 264.Fire weather
zone 266.Fire weather zone 279.

* WIND...Northerly winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph
through the northern and western portions of the Sacramento
Valley and adjacent exposed foothill ridges. Strongest
foothill winds expected during overnight hours.

* HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity of 12 to 20 percent with minimal
humidity recovery overnight.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

Interact with us via social media
www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento
www.twitter.com/nwssacramento

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Stanislaus National Forest, CA

CAZ220-221-267>269-240000-
/O.UPG.KSTO.FW.A.0007.170925T0000Z-170926T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KSTO.FW.W.0010.170925T0000Z-170926T1200Z/
Southern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Calaveras-Tuolumne Unit-Stanislaus NF West of the Sierra Crest-
Northern Motherlode From 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes portions of
Nevada-Yuba-Placer-Amador and ElDorado Units-
Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF/S
West of the Sierra Crest (West of Evans Peak-Grizzly Peak-
Beckworth Peak)-
Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the
Sierra Crest-
430 AM PDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO 5 AM PDT
TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
220, 221, 267, 268, AND 269...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 5 PM Sunday to 5 AM PDT Tuesday.
The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 220.Fire weather zone
221.Fire weather zone 267.Fire weather zone 268.Fire weather
zone 269.

* WIND...Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph
over exposed ridges and stronger through aligned canyons.
Strongest winds expected during overnight and morning hours.

* HUMIDITY...Daytime humidity of 15 to 25 percent with the main
concern being minimal humidity recovery overnight.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

Interact with us via social media
www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento
www.twitter.com/nwssacramento

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