Red Flag Warning
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RFWAER

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
411 PM AKDT SUN MAY 29 2016

AKZ145-300600-
/O.CON.PAFC.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160530T0600Z/
411 PM AKDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE SUSITNA VALLEY...

* LOCATION...SUSITNA VALLEY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE HIGHEST AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
  BE LOWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS
  TODAY. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING...ESPECIALLY THROUGH BROAD PASS DOWN TO TALKEETNA...THEN
  BEGIN TO DIMINISH. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY
  RECOVER DURING THE LATE EVENING HOURS TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...RAPID IGNITION...GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. IT IS DIRECTED
TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM TO THE PUBLIC.

&&

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