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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
911 PM MST Thu Apr 27 2017

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions expected across portions of
southeast Arizona Friday and Saturday...

.A weather system will approach the region and pass through the
area on Friday. Strong winds are expected area-wide Friday with
widespread critical fire weather conditions likely. Humidity
levels in some locations will be slightly higher than 15 percent,
but not enough to temper the potential spread of ongoing fires.
Strong winds and very low humidity levels are again expected east
and southeast of Tucson Saturday.

AZZ151-152-281315-
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Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
911 PM MST Thu Apr 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MST
FRIDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND VERY
HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152...

The National Weather Service in Tucson continues the Red Flag
Warning from 10 AM to 8 PM MST Friday.

* AFFECTED AREA...All of fire weather zones 151 and 152 for the
  Friday warning. The southeast part of zone 151 and most of 152
  for the Saturday watch.

* TIMING...The Friday Red Flag warning will be in effect from 10
  AM to 8 PM MST. The Watch will be in effect Saturday from Noon
  to 8 PM MST.

* WINDS...Strong southwest to west winds of 20 to 30 mph with
  gusts to 45 mph will develop during the morning hours Friday and
  last well into the evening. Another round of somewhat lighter
  winds area forecast Saturday afternoon and evening.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity levels Friday will range
  from around 8 to 12 percent western areas to 14 to 21 percent in
  eastern areas. For Saturday minimum humidity levels will
  generally be 7 to 12 percent area wide.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
  potential to spread rapidly under the influence of very strong
  winds.

* 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 are expected to develop. A
combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and dry
vegetation will create the potential for rapid and erratic fire
growth.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Fire Weather Watch for portions of Southeast
Arizona.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
959 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.Dry and windy conditions are expected in the southwesternmost
corner of New Mexico as an upper level trough approaches the
region. This will lead to relative humidities between 10 and 15
percent and west winds between 20 to 30 mph accompanied by
stronger gusts up to 40 mph. The combinations of these factors
lead to possible critical fire weather conditions on the southwest
desert area mainly west of Deming.

NMZ111-281500-
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NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
959 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM
MDT on Saturday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 111.

* WIND...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT...Lowland locations south and west and south of
  a line from Deming to Lordsburg.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.

&&

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