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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
212 PM MST Wed Apr 26 2017

AZZ132-133-270915-
/O.NEW.KPSR.FW.A.0002.170428T2200Z-170429T0300Z/
Central Deserts-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
212 PM MST Wed Apr 26 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR THE CENTRAL DESERTS AND SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for strong winds, low relative humidity and high fire danger,
which is in effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Central Deserts including the Phoenix metro and
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Friday 3PM MST TO 8PM MST.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 6 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 fire weather watch.

&&

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