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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1108 AM CHST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SHEAR LINE TO BRING STRONGER WINDS TO THE MARIANAS...

.OVERVIEW...A SHEAR LINE IS NOW LOCATED SOUTH OF THE MARIANAS.
THIS LINE WILL CAUSE A CONTINUATION OF INCREASED WINDS OVER THE
REGION...LEADING TO INCREASED FIRE DANGER. WITH THE KBDI IN THE
EXTREME CATEGORY AND FUEL MOISTURES LOW... STRONGER WINDS WILL
INCREASE THE RISK OF QUICK-SPREADING FIRES.

GUZ001-130800-
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GUAM-
1108 AM CHST SAT FEB 13 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CHST THIS
EVENING FOR GUAM...

* AFFECTED AREA...GUAM.

* WIND...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH THROUGH TODAY.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 50 PERCENT.

* TIMING...MOST DANGEROUS TIMES WILL BE FROM THE LATE MORNING
  THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG NORTH AND EAST-FACING SLOPES. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED AS FLYING EMBERS AND ASH MAY START
  SPOT FIRES DOWNWIND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

ZIOBRO


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