Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
314 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 5 PM CST SATURDAY FOR
PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA DUE TO AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF LOW
HUMIDITY...

.AS A HIGH PUSHES IN FROM OVER THE PIEDMONT REGION...HUMIDITY WILL
DROP TO RED FLAG CRITERIA SATURDAY FOR PARTS OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA.
DISPERSION POOR TO FAIR.

ALZ051-053>058-060-071315-
/O.NEW.KMOB.FW.W.0009.150307T1800Z-150307T2300Z/
CHOCTAW-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-COVINGTON-
314 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 5 PM CST SATURDAY FOR
PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA DUE TO AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF LOW
HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 5 PM CST SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 051...053...054...055...
  056...057...058 AND 060.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY: REACHING 20 PERCENT SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 4 TO 6 MPH.

* DISPERSION: POOR...15 TO 20 UNITS.

* IMPACTS: ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY.
 A COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

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