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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
257 AM MST THU APR 24 2014

AZZ152-241800-
/O.NEW.KTWC.FW.A.0009.140425T2100Z-140426T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KTWC.FW.A.0010.140426T1800Z-140427T0200Z/
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152
SOUTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN CARLOS APACHE NATION
IN GRAHAM COUNTY-CORONADO NF-SAFFORD BLM-TDC-
257 AM MST THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...STRONG WINDS AND
HIGH FIRE DANGER...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...STRONG WINDS AND
HIGH FIRE DANGER...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FROM SATURDAY
MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FOR FRIDAY...THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF ZONE 152...OR
  GENERALLY FROM THE CHIRICAHUA NATIONAL MONUMENT SOUTH. FOR
  SATURDAY...AREAS EAST OF THE SAFFORD TO DOUGLAS LINE...OR THE
  EASTERN HALF OF ZONE 152...MINUS THE CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS ABOVE
  5000 FT.

* TIMING...FRIDAY AFTERNOON TO EARLY EVENING. SATURDAY MORNING TO
  EARLY EVENING.

* WINDS...FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH.
  SATURDAY...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FRIDAY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY 7 TO 14 PERCENT.
  SATURDAY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
  SPREAD RAPIDLY.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
ARIZONA.

&&

$$

AZZ151-241800-
/O.NEW.KTWC.FW.A.0009.140425T2100Z-140426T0200Z/
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
257 AM MST THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...STRONG WINDS AND
HIGH FIRE DANGER...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...SOUTHEASTERN MOST PORTIONS OF ZONE 151...OR GENERALLY
  SOUTH AND EAST OF SONOITA.

* TIMING...FRIDAY LATE AFTERNOON TO EARLY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY 7 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
  SPREAD RAPIDLY.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
ARIZONA.

&&

$$


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