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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
400 PM AKDT SAT MAY 28 2016

AKZ145-291600-
/O.CON.PAFC.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160530T0600Z/
400 PM AKDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR
THE SUSITNA VALLEY...

* LOCATION...SUSITNA VALLEY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 50S TONIGHT...MID 70S IN THE AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE HIGHEST AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
  BE LOWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS
  TODAY AND SUNDAY. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL ALSO INCREASE AND BECOME
  GUSTY...ESPECIALLY THROUGH BROAD PASS AND THE NORTHERN SUSITNA
  VALLEY. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY RECOVER DURING
  THE LATE EVENING HOURS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...RAPID IGNITION...GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. IT IS DIRECTED
TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM TO THE PUBLIC.

&&

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