Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
132 PM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

AZZ132-260200-
/O.EXT.KPSR.FW.W.0004.170425T2200Z-170426T0200Z/
Central Deserts-
132 PM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR
MARICOPA COUNTY, NORTHWEST PINAL COUNTY, AND LA PAZ COUNTY...

* AFFECTED AREA...Central Deserts including Maricopa county and
  the greater Phoenix area...northwest Pinal county and La Paz
  county.

* WINDS...West to northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Strong winds will peak this afternoon and last
  through the evening from 2 PM to 8 PM MST today.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 10 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fuels are dry and fire danger is high. These
  conditions combined with low relative humidity and strong
  winds will lead to widespread hazardous fire weather
  conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials and fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.

&&

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