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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:58 AM MDT on May 05, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on May 05, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM MST
this evening for for strong and gusty winds... low relative humidity
and a very high fire danger for fire weather zone 151 including
eastern Pima... southeast Pinal... Santa Cruz and western Cochise
counties...

... Red flag warning now in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MST Friday for
for strong and gusty winds... low relative humidity and a very high
fire danger for fire weather zone 151 including eastern Pima...
southeast Pinal... Santa Cruz and western Cochise counties...

* affected area... fire weather zone 151.

* Timing... noon through 8 PM today. 11 am through 8 PM MST Friday.

* Winds... south to southwest 20-ft winds of 15 to 25 mph with
gusts between 35 and 40 mph Thursday. Southwest 20-ft winds 20
to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph Friday.

* Relative humidity... daytime minimum relative humidity values
today will lower to between 5 and 14 percent. Minimum relative
humidity values Friday will range between 8 and 15 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit weather.Gov/Tucson
and click on the detailed hazards tab.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or are expected to develop. A
combination of strong winds... low relative humidity... and dry
vegetation will create the potential for rapid and erratic fire
growth.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the red flag warning for portions of Southeast Arizona.






258 am MST Thu may 5 2016

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM MST
this evening for strong and gusty winds... low relative humidity
and a very high fire danger for fire weather zone 150 including
western Pima... Tohono Oodham Nation and south central Pinal counties...

* affected area... fire weather zone 150.

* Timing... noon through 8 PM MST today.

* Winds... south to southwest 20-ft winds of 20 to 25 mph with
gusts to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... daytime minimum relative humidity values
will lower to between 5 and 14 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit weather.Gov/Tucson
and click on the detailed hazards tab.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or are expected to develop. A
combination of strong winds... low relative humidity... and dry
vegetation will create the potential for rapid and erratic fire
growth.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the red flag warning for portions of Southeast Arizona.



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