Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
200 PM MST WED APR 23 2014


AZZ105-109-110-112>114-140-240500-
/O.NEW.KFGZ.FW.A.0005.140425T1900Z-140426T0200Z/
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
109)-CHINLE VALLEY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 112)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
113)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
114)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264 (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
140)-
200 PM MST WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR THE LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...NORTHEAST
PLATEAUS...AND MARBLE AND GLEN CANYON DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...NORTHEAST
  PLATEAUS...AND THE GLEN AND MARBLE CANYON AREAS.

* TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED FROM
  NOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

PLEASE NOTIFY FIELD CREWS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

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