Situational Awareness

RedFlagWarningPersonal responsibility involves being situationally aware and tuning in to local weather reports. A Red Flag Warning is issued by The National Weather Service when conditions combine to produce the possibility of extreme fire behavior. 

Trusted media sources, County ofNevada social media  (Twitter: @NevCoOES  and Facebook: @NevadaCountyOES)  and fire stations will alert you to this advisory.

During fire season, stay alert to this message and use extra caution on these days. Situational awareness is your first line of defense.If you feel unsafe, do not wait for an evacuation order to go.

Download a weather app to receive Red Flag Warning notices on your phone or tablet. For a full list of email and text weather alert services visit: