Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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WWUS85 KTWC 290255
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
755 PM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

AZZ151-152-291100-
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/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0008.170429T1800Z-170430T0300Z/
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
755 PM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST
SATURDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...FALLING HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152......RED FLAG WARNING IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST SATURDAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY...GUSTY
WIND AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER ACROSS PARTS OF ZONE 151 AND 152...

...RED FLAG WARNING ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...The Red Flag Warning Saturday covers areas from
  Safford south in zone 152 and the southeast part of zone 151
  including the Sawmill Fire area.

* TIMING...The Red Flag warning Saturday will be in effect from
  11 AM to 8 PM MST.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds from the northwest at 15 to 25
  mph with gusts to 35 mph east and south of Tucson.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Humidity levels Saturday afternoon will drop
  into the 7 to 12 percent range area wide.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
  potential to spread rapidly under the influence of very
  strong winds.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit weather.gov/Tucson
  and click on the DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are expected to develop. A
combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and dry
vegetation will create the potential for rapid and erratic fire
growth.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Red Flag Warning for portions of Southeast Arizona.

&&

$$

AZZ150-290400-
/O.EXP.KTWC.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170429T0300Z/
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
755 PM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

Critical fire weather conditions this evening have subsided as
winds have significantly weakened. Therefore...The Red Flag
Warning has been allowed to expire at 8 PM MST.

$$


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