Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
415 AM MST TUE MAY 3 2016

AZZ150-151-040000-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.A.0009.160505T1700Z-160506T0300Z/
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-TDC-ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
415 AM MST TUE MAY 3 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 150 AND 151...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150 AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151.

* TIMING...10 AM THROUGH 8 PM THURSDAY.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 20-FT WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS UP TO ABOUT 35 TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DAYTIME MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP
  BETWEEN 7 AND 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP OR 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
ARIZONA.

&&

$$

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