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RFWAER

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
704 AM AKDT SUN JUL 5 2015

AKZ141-060715-
/O.NEW.PAFC.FW.A.0006.150706T2100Z-150707T0600Z/
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
704 AM AKDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WIND FOR THE COPPER RIVER BASIN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG WIND...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* LOCATION...COPPER RIVER BASIN.

* 20 FT WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH...STRONGEST ALONG THE COPPER RIVER.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS AROUND 80.

* TIMING...LOWEST RH VALUES AND HIGHEST WINDS WILL PEAK MONDAY
  AFTERNOON THEN RH VALUES WILL RISE AND WINDS WILL DIMINISH
  MONDAY EVENING AS CLOUDS BEGIN TO MOVE IN WITH THE APPROACHING
  FRONT. IF CLOUDS MOVE IN A BIT EARLIER CONDITIONS MIGHT NOT BE
  QUITE AS WARM OR DRY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND
THROUGH THEM TO THE PUBLIC.

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