Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
155 PM MST THU APR 24 2014

AZZ131-CAZ231-251400-
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/O.NEW.KPSR.FW.W.0004.140425T1900Z-140426T0300Z/
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 131
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
CALIFORNIA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 231
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
155 PM MST THU APR 24 2014 /155 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MST /NOON PDT/ TO 8 PM
MST /8 PM PDT/ FRIDAY FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY OF
EXTREME SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST ARIZONA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MST /NOON PDT/ TO 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ FRIDAY.
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ARIZONA...YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND
  VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ. IN CALIFORNIA...LOWER
  COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX IS ON THE INTERNET AT

WEATHER.GOV/PHOENIX





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