Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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WWAK63 PAFG 222147
RFWAFG

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
147 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND
ACROSS THE EASTERN INTERIOR...

AKZ220-231600-
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YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
147 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY
FOR LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY
  10 PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL BELOW 15
  PERCENT SATURDAY AFTER 2 PM AKDT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

AKZ222-231600-
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MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
147 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY
FOR LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY 10
  PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL BELOW 15 PERCENT
  AGAIN SATURDAY FRIDAY AFTER 2 PM AKDT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

AKZ223-231600-
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DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
147 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

* HIGHEST THREAT...NEAR SOUTH OF BIRCH LAKE

* WIND...SOUTH WINDS GUSTING TO 25 MPH DEVELOPING SOUTH OF BIRCH
  LAKE THIS EVENING. SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  45 MPH ON SATURDAY SOUTH OF BIRCH LAKE.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT LATE
  THIS EVENING...HOWEVER WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE NIGHT LIMITING RH RECOVERY TO LESS THAN 35 PERCENT. RED
  FLAG CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY WITH RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY LEVELS DROPPING BELOW 15 PERCENT AGAIN SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

AKZ224-231600-
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UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
147 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY
FOR LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY 10
  PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL BELOW 15 PERCENT
  AGAIN SATURDAY AFTER 2 PM AKDT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

AKZ225-231600-
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DENALI-
147 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...

* HIGHEST THREAT...NEAR ALASKA RANGE PASSES.

* WIND...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH THROUGH
  PASSES DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH ON SATURDAY THROUGH THE PASSES.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP BELOW 15 PERCENT BY 1 PM
  THIS AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15
  PERCENT BY 10 PM AKDT TONIGHT. RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL RETURN
  AFTER NOON AKDT FRIDAY AS WINDS INCREASE AND RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY LEVELS DROP.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

AKZ226-231600-
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EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
147 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

* WIND...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH THROUGH
  PASSES THIS EVENING. SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  45 MPH ON SATURDAY THROUGH THE PASSES WEST OF THE TOK CUTOFF.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY 10
  PM AKDT TONIGHT...HOWEVER RECOVERY WILL BE LIMITED TO AROUND
  30 PERCENT AS WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT. RED FLAG
  CONDITIONS WILL RETURN BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY
  DROPS AND WINDS INCREASE.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$


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