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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1133 AM CHST THU FEB 11 2016

...SHEAR LINE TO BRING STRONGER WINDS TO THE MARIANAS...

.OVERVIEW...A SHEAR LINE IS EXPECTED TO PASS SOUTH OVER THE
MARIANAS THROUGH FRIDAY CAUSING WINDS TO INCREASE OVER THE
REGION. THE FIRE DANGER WILL INCREASE AS WINDS STRENGTHEN. WITH
THE KBDI IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY AND FUEL MOISTURES LOW...STRONGER
WINDS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF QUICK-SPREADING FIRES.

GUZ001-120100-
/O.CON.PGUM.FW.A.0002.000000T0000Z-160213T0800Z/
GUAM-
1133 AM CHST THU FEB 11 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON FOR GUAM...

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

* WIND...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH THROUGH SATURDAY.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 50 PERCENT.

* TIMING...MOST DANGEROUS TIMES WILL BE FROM THE LATE MORNING
  THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG 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.

&&

$$

WILLIAMS

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