Cold front moving in; Red Flag Warning issued |

Cold front moving in; Red Flag Warning issued

After reaching a high of 85 on Sunday and 76 on Monday, South Shore temperatures are expected to plunge, reaching a high of only 58 on Tuesday and 48 on Wednesday.

There is even a 40 percent chance of snow on Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service in Reno. Tuesday night’s low is expected to dip to 27 degrees.

The cold front moving in today will be preceded by strong southwest winds, with gusts of 50 mph by noon, the Weather Service reports. The winds coupled with low humidity have prompted the agency to issue a Red Flag Warning, meaning the weather is conducive to wildland fires.

Winds are expected to calm late this afternoon.

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