Statement as of 2:42 PM PDT on October 17, 2017
Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 20, 2017
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon
through late Thursday night for Mono and eastern alpine
* affected area... fire zone 273 Mono and eastern alpine counties.
* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph Thursday
afternoon and night. Local gusts of 50 to 55 mph possible
Thursday night on mid-slopes and wind prone areas.
* Humidity... minimum 10 to 15 percent Thursday afternoon. Poor
recovery Thursday night with rh remaining below 35 percent
into early Friday morning.
* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity.
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.