Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
207 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND
ACROSS THE EASTERN INTERIOR...

AKZ220-221600-
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YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
207 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY 10
  PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL BELOW 15 PERCENT
  FRIDAY AFTER 1 PM AKDT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

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

&&

$$

AKZ222-221600-
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MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
207 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY
  10 PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL BELOW 15
  PERCENT AGAIN FRIDAY AFTER 2 PM AKDT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

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

&&

$$

AKZ223-221600-
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DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
207 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

* WIND...SOUTH WINDS GUSTING TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT AND
  WINDS WILL DIMINISH BY 10 PM AKDT TONIGHT. RED FLAG CONDITIONS
  WILL RETURN AFTER NOON AKDT FRIDAY AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY FALLS
  TO LESS THAN 15 PERCENT. GUSTY WIND TO 25 MPH DEVELOPING
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN AND NEAR PASSES.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

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

&&

$$

AKZ224-221600-
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UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
207 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY
  10 PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL
  BELOW 15 PERCENT AGAIN FRIDAY AFTER 1 PM AKDT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

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

&&

$$

AKZ225-221600-
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DENALI-
207 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...

* HIGHEST THREAT...NEAR ALASKA RANGE PASSES.

* WIND...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
  DIMINISHING LATE TONIGHT.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY 10
  PM AKDT TONIGHT. RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL RETURN AFTER NOON
  AKDT FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

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

&&

$$

AKZ226-221600-
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EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
207 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

* WIND...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH GUSTING 30 MPH. STRONGEST
  WINDS NEAR PASSES WEST OF THE TOK CUTOFF. WINDS DIMINISHING
  LATE TONIGHT.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY 10
  PM AKDT TONIGHT...HOWEVER RECOVERY WILL BE LIMITED TO AROUND 30
  PERCENT. RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL RETURN BY NOON AKDT FRIDAY

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

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

&&

$$



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