Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
534 AM AST TUE JUL 28 2015

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY MAINLY FOR
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO...

VERY DRY AIR WILL REMAIN OVER PUERTO RICO TODAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WILL FALL QUICKLY LATE THIS MORNING ESPECIALLY ON THE SOUTH SIDE
OF THE ISLAND...AND WINDS WILL INCREASE. WINDS WILL LIKELY REACH
15 TO 20 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS...FOR SOME LOCATIONS AS THEY DID
YESTERDAY. WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS CAUTION IS ADVISED.
HOWEVER...SLIGHTLY MORE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED SO HUMIDITY IS
ONLY EXPECTED TO FALL TO AROUND 45 TO 50 PERCENT FOR MOST OF THE
AREA AND NOT REACH CRITICAL LEVELS.

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

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

$$


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