Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
215 PM PDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.An upper level disturbance moving into northeast Nevada will
cause increasing southwest winds over much of Mohave County
Wednesday.

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Northwest Deserts/Northwest Plateau-
215 PM MST Tue Jun 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MST WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE NORTHWEST
DESERTS AND NORTHWEST PLATEAU OF ARIZONA...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM to 9 PM MST Wednesday.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zone 102.

* TIMING...Late Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* WIND...Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts around 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity mainly 4 to 8 percent.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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