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Arizona, West Central Deserts

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:30 AM MDT on May 05, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on May 05, 2016

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 PM MST this evening for strong winds... low relative humidity
and very high fire danger for southwest and south-central Arizona...

* affected area... in Arizona... south-central and southwest
deserts and southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest

* Winds... south 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 45 mph.

* Timing... 11 am MST to 8 PM MST.

* Relative humidity... as low as 7 percent.

* Impacts... Bio-fuels in the deserts and mountains are becoming
drier... resulting in high fire danger. These conditions...
combined with low relative humidity and strong winds... will
lead to widespread hazardous fire weather conditions in
southwest and south-central Arizona. Under these conditions...
if wild-fires start... they can spread very quickly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials and fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.

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