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211-WEB PAGE - EXTREME HEAT RESOURCES

CONNECTING POINT #85817548


location_on A
  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    2-1-1

211 Connecting Point provides a web page with information about extreme heat resources.

Web page

211-WEB PAGE - WINTER WEATHER RESOURCES

CONNECTING POINT #82636826


location_on A
  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    2-1-1

211 Connecting Point provides a web page with information about winter weather resources.

Web pages

SMOKE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - NSAQMD

NORTHERN SIERRA AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT #4661389


location_on B
  • 200 Litton Drive
    Grass Valley, Nevada
local_phone
  • Burn Day Recorder, Western Nevada County
    530-274-7928

Northern Sierra Air Quality Management provides recorded telephone information of burn day status. Investigates open burn day complaints. Provides a public education program that encourages the use of alternatives to open burning. Burn day status can be checked online at: http://myairdistrict.com/index.php/burning-info/burn-day-status/

The Burn Day Status is available by telephone:
Western Nevada County: (530) 274-7928
Eastern Nevada County: (530) 582-1027

Info about Cal Fire and burn permits at https://na0.icarol.info/resourceview2.aspx?First=1&country=-1&org=2265&agencynum=70720462
WOOD STOVE AND WOOD SMOKE - NSAQMD

NORTHERN SIERRA AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT #75136269


location_on B
  • 200 Litton Drive
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Safety and efficiency information for wood stoves and wood smoke mitigation. Burn Wise program. https://myairdistrict.com/index.php/burning-info/burn-wise/
AVALANCHE FORECAST CENTER AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS

SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER #4664344


location_on C
  • 11260 Donner Pass Road, Suite C1 - PMB 401
    Truckee, Nevada

Sierra Avalanche Center provides a daily backcountry avalanche forecast for the greater Lake Tahoe region, along with avalanche education and safety programs.

Websites:
DEFINITIONS: WATCH, WARNING, ADVISORY - NWS

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE #63685108


location_on D
  • 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 5128
    Washington, District Of Columbia

NOAA/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - Weather watch/warning/advisory definitions This information can help with emergency preparedness. In addition to web links below, the National Weather Service Sacramento office can be reached 24/7 at 916-979-3051.

SOME KEY ONES IN NEVADA COUNTY (fire, heat, flooding):

FIRE
The National Weather Service issues Red Flag Warnings & Fire Weather Watches to alert fire departments of the onset, or possible onset, of critical weather and dry conditions that could lead to rapid or dramatic increases in wildfire activity.
  • A Red Flag Warning is issued for weather events which may result in extreme fire behavior that will occur within 24 hours.
  • A Fire Weather Watch is issued when weather conditions could exist in the next 12-72 hours.

A Red Flag Warning is the highest alert. During these times extreme caution is urged by all residents, because a simple spark can cause a major wildfire. A Fire Weather Watch is one level below a Red Fl… [read more]