Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
243 PM AKDT Mon Jun 19 2017

AKZ220-200600-
/O.CON.PAFG.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170620T0600Z/
Yukon Flats and Surrounding Uplands-
243 PM AKDT Mon Jun 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING FOR YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS...

* AFFECTED AREA...East of Fort Yukon.

* TIMING...Winds will begin to increase late this afternoon and
  will continue through this evening. Relative humidity values
  will be lowest during the late afternoon and early evening with
  only fair humidity recovery expected late this evening.

* WINDS...East 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* HUMIDITY...As low as 25 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...70 to 81.

* IMPACTS...Rapid ignition, growth and spread of fires will be
  possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that conditions are occurring or will
occur which could lead to the development of large and dangerous
fires. It is directed toward fire agencies, and through them, to
the public.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$

AKZ224-200600-
/O.CON.PAFG.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170620T0600Z/
Upper Tanana Valley and the Fortymile Country-
243 PM AKDT Mon Jun 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING FOR UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY...

* AFFECTED AREA...The Yukon River Valley

* TIMING...Winds will begin to increase late this afternoon.
  Relative humidity values will be lowest in the late afternoon
  and early evening before starting to recover as temperatures
  drop late this evening.

* WINDS...East 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY...As low as 20 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...65 to 80.

* IMPACTS...Rapid ignition, growth and spread of fires will be
  possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that conditions are occurring or will
occur which could lead to the development of large and dangerous
fires. It is directed toward fire agencies, and through them, to
the public.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$



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