Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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FNCA62 TJSJ 270907
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PRZ014-027-272200-

FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
507 AM AST TUE JUN 27 2017

...THE RISK OF FIRE DANGER WILL INCREASE TODAY UNDER A DRIER AIR
MASS...

A VERY DRY AIR MASS WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT DRY WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA TODAY. AS A RESULT RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES ARE FORECAST TO REACH CRITICAL THRESHOLDS...NEAR
40S...LATE IN THE MORNING OR EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. THE 20FTWND
WILL CONTINUE FROM THE EAST AT 15 KNOTS WITH SOME HIGHER GUST.
THEREFORE, THE RISK OF FIRE DANGER WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN COASTAL PLAINS OF PUERTO RICO TODAY.

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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