Advisory/Watch/Warning Details for the Carson City Area

Weather Alerts for Carson City

Issued by the National Weather Service

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
CARSON CITY

Areas Affected:
Carson City, Douglas, Storey, Southern Washoe, Eastern Lyon Counties - West-Central Nevada Basin and Range
Effective: Sat, 6/24 2:11pm Updated: Sat, 6/24 4:31pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Mon, 6/26 11:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
SIERRA FRONT AND PORTIONS OF WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA...
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Zone 450 Western Nevada Sierra Front and
Fire Zone 453 West Central Nevada Basin and Range.
* WINDS...Southwest to west 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
* HUMIDITY...7 to 14 percent.
* IMPACTS...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity before first
responders can contain them.

Information:
Avoid outdoor activities that can cause a spark near dry
vegetation, such as yard work, target shooting, or campfires.
Follow local fire restrictions. Check weather.gov/reno for
updates and livingwithfire.info for preparedness tips.