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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
653 AM AKDT SAT MAY 28 2016

AKZ153-290700-
/O.NEW.PAFC.FW.A.0003.160529T2100Z-160530T0300Z/
653 AM AKDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR THE MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM VALLEY...

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

* LOCATION...MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM VALLEY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH TO POSSIBLY AS HIGH AS 25 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...POSSIBLY AS LOW AS 20 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...POSSIBLY AS HIGH AS THE MID TO UPPER 70S.

* TIMING...SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

AKZ155-290700-
/O.NEW.PAFC.FW.A.0003.160529T2100Z-160530T0300Z/
653 AM AKDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR INLAND AREAS OF THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA...

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

* LOCATION...INLAND AREAS OF THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH TO POSSIBLY AS HIGH AS 25 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...POSSIBLY AS LOW AS 20 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...POSSIBLY AS HIGH AS THE MID TO UPPER 70S.

* TIMING...SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING.

* 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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