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RFWAER

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
412 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

AKZ141-221615-
/O.CON.PAFC.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150523T0500Z/
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
412 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE COPPER RIVER BASIN...

* 20 FT WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING HOURS THROUGH FRIDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AROUND 15 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING HOURS TODAY AND FRIDAY RECOVERING ABOVE 50 PERCENT BY
  MIDNIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 70S.

* TIMING...HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL TO CRITICAL VALUES
  DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS THROUGH FRIDAY. SOUTH
  WINDS WILL DEVELOP EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING ALONG THE COPPER
  RIVER BUT WILL REMAIN BELOW 25 MPH.

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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