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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
618 PM CHST SUN MAR 1 2015

UPDATED FOR EXPIRATION OF RED FLAG WARNING

.OVERVIEW...EVEN THOUGH THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS EXPIRED...
CONTINUED VERY DRY WEATHER AND GUSTY AFTERNOON WINDS WILL
MAINTAIN CONDITIONS CONDUCIVE TO THE RAPID SPREAD OF WILDFIRES
THIS WEEK.

GUZ001-020100-
/O.EXP.PGUM.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150301T0800Z/
/O.CON.PGUM.FW.A.0006.000000T0000Z-150305T0800Z/
GUAM-
618 PM CHST SUN MAR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON FOR GUAM...
...RED FLAG WARNING HAS EXPIRED FOR GUAM...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...PRIMARILY THE MOUNTAINS AND GRASSY AREAS OF
  SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL GUAM.

* WIND...EAST-NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH STRONGER AFTERNOON
  GUSTS.

* TEMPERATURES...DAYTIME HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 50 PERCENT.

* TIMING...MOST DANGEROUS TIMES WILL BE FROM THE LATE MORNING
  HOURS UNTIL SUNSET.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY. THIS IS
  ESPECIALLY TRUE FOR NORTH AND EAST-FACING SLOPES. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED AS FLYING EMBERS AND ASH MAY START
  SPOT FIRES DOWNWIND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

MCELROY

$$

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