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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
245 AM MST FRI MAY 22 2015

AZZ152-230200-
/O.NEW.KTWC.FW.W.0008.150522T1900Z-150523T0200Z/
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152
SOUTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN CARLOS APACHE NATION
IN GRAHAM COUNTY-CORONADO NF-SAFFORD BLM-TDC-
245 AM MST FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR COCHISE COUNTY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR COCHISE COUNTY.

* AFFECTED AREA...SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152
  INCLUDING COCHISE COUNTY.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 13 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS WITH
  HUMIDITIES 11 TO 16 PERCENT IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP OR ARE ONGOING WILL HAVE THE
  POTENTIAL TO SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON
  AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID AND ERRATIC FIRE GROWTH.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA.

&&

$$

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
713 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.A FAST MOVING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHWEST
NEW MEXICO FRIDAY AFTERNOON. AS THIS FEATURE MOVES THROUGH...
SUSTAINED 20-FT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
GUSTS TO 35 MPH. THIS WILL OCCUR IN AN ENVIRONMENT SUPPORTING
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LOWER...LOW FUEL
MOISTURE AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER. CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS WILL BE MET PARTICULARLY IN SOUTHERN HIDALGO AND LUNA
COUNTIES.

NMZ111-230100-
/O.UPG.KEPZ.FW.A.0010.150522T2000Z-150523T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0010.150522T2000Z-150523T0100Z/
SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
713 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 111...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.


* EVENT: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111 ...SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND
  LOWLANDS.

* TIMING: 2 PM TO 7 PM FRIDAY.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST WINDS 20-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: AROUND 10%.

* FIRE DANGER: HIGH TO VERY HIGH.

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



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$


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