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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
747 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

AKZ141-270800-
/O.NEW.PAFC.FW.A.0001.160527T2300Z-160529T0600Z/
747 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR THE COPPER RIVER BASIN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* LOCATION...COPPER RIVER BASIN

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...IN THE LOW TO MID 20S.

* TEMPERATURES...65 TO NEAR 75.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE HIGHEST AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
  BE LOWEST DURING THE AFTERNOON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES WILL RECOVER DURING THE EVENING HOURS BOTH DAYS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND
THROUGH THEM TO THE PUBLIC.

&&

$$

AKZ145-270800-
/O.NEW.PAFC.FW.A.0001.160527T2300Z-160529T0600Z/
747 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR SUSITNA VALLEY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* LOCATION...SUSITNA VALLEY.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...IN THE LOW TO MID 20S.

* TEMPERATURES...65 TO NEAR 75.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE HIGHEST AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
  BE LOWEST DURING THE AFTERNOON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES WILL RECOVER DURING THE EVENING HOURS BOTH DAYS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND
THROUGH THEM TO THE PUBLIC.

&&

$$


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