Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
214 PM MST MON APR 25 2016

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ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 131
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 132
SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 133
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
CALIFORNIA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 231
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
214 PM MST MON APR 25 2016 /214 PM PDT MON APR 25 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH TO
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA AND
THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ARIZONA...YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND
  VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ...SOUTH-CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL
  FOREST FOOTHILLS. IN CALIFORNIA...LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY
  CA.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...EARLY AFTERNOON THROUGH MID EVENING TODAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 5 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FUELS ARE DRY AND FIRE DANGER IS HIGH TO VERY HIGH.
  THESE CONDITIONS...COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
  STRONG WINDS WILL LEAD TO WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

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