Red Flag Warning
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RFWAER

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
353 PM AKDT SUN JUL 5 2015


AKZ141-061600-
/O.UPG.PAFC.FW.A.0006.150706T2100Z-150707T0600Z/
/O.NEW.PAFC.FW.W.0010.150706T2100Z-150707T0600Z/
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
353 PM AKDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 10 PM AKDT MONDAY FOR
STRONG WIND ALONG THE COPPER RIVER...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WIND...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 10 PM
AKDT MONDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...ALONG THE COPPER RIVER.

* 20 FT WINDS...SOUTH 25 MPH TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...25 TO 30 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS AROUND 80.

* TIMING...LOWEST RH VALUES AND HIGHEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. AS TEMPERATURES COOL AND RH VALUES
  INCREASE MONDAY EVENING...RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL END.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. IT IS DIRECTED
TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM TO THE PUBLIC.

&&

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