Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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FNCA62 TJSJ 230843
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PRZ014-027-232045-

FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
443 AM AST FRI FEB 23 2018

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR THE SOUTH COAST
OF PUERTO RICO TODAY...

THE COMBINATION WINDY CONDTIONS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
ARE FORECAST ACROSS THE CAMP SANTIAGO AREA AS WELL ALONG THE REST
OF SOUTH COAST OF PUERTO RICO. SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 20 MPH WITH
HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED AROUND NOON WITH RH`S DROPPING TO THE
LOW/MID 40S. SOILS ARE ALREADY DRY AND THERE ARE A LOT OF
AVAILABLE FUELS. THEREFORE, THERE IS AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER
TODAY FOR THESE AREAS.

FIRE AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE BECOMING MORE CONDUCIVE FOR THE IGNITION AND
SPREAD OF WILD FIRES.

FIRE DANGER STATEMENTS ARE ISSUED WHEN FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE APPROACHING, BUT NOT MEETING OR EXCEEDING, RED FLAG WARNING
CRITERIA.

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