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...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 229...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN CALIFORNIA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 229 LOWER
COLORADO RIVER VALLEY.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE
LATE MORNING HOURS AROUND THE SAME TIME THAT RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES BEGIN TO FALL BELOW 15 PERCENT. WINDS WILL PEAK
DURING THE MID AFTERNOON BEFORE DECREASING TUESDAY EVENING.

* WIND...WIDESPREAD SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
OF 35 TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
LOCALLY HIGHER WINDS WITH GUSTS NEAR 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
NEAR EXPOSED RIDGETOPS AND CANYON OPENINGS.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES OF 6 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS CAN CREATE CONDITIONS THAT ARE
FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE FIRE WEATHER
OFFICIALS IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH. LISTEN FOR
LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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