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Urgent - Fire Weather Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
902 AM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

FLZ063-066-260000-
/O.CON.KMFL.FW.W.0007.170425T1500Z-170426T0000Z/
Glades-Hendry-
902 AM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 063 AND 066...

* Affected area...fire weather zones 063 and 066.

* Wind...around 10 mph.

* Humidity...several hours of relative humidity values below 40
  percent expected late morning into the afternoon.

* Impacts...any fires that develop will likely see extreme fire
  behavior. 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
656 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TODAY...

.Persistent west to northwest will lead to extended breezy to
windy conditions across the region each day. Expect winds to
increase to 25 to 40 mph this afternoon which will combine with
relative humidities in the upper single digits to lower teens.
There is some increasing moisture across the region which will
help to keep the higher elevations just out of critical criteria
except a few localized locations. A cool down is expected for
Wednesday with lighter winds, but strong winds and low relative
humidities will likely return for Thursday and Friday.

NMZ111-112-TXZ055-056-252200-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0013.170425T1800Z-170426T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
656 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, 111, 112, AND 113...

* WINDS...West-southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts over 50 mph.

* HUMIDITY...9 to 15 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT TUESDAY...Lowland locations south and east of a
  line from Truth or Consequences to Deming to Animas.

* 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
444 AM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

AZZ132-252300-
/O.CON.KPSR.FW.W.0004.170425T2100Z-170426T0300Z/
Central Deserts-
444 AM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR MARICOPA COUNTY...NORTHWEST PINAL
COUNTY...AND LA PAZ COUNTY...

* AFFECTED AREA...Central Deserts including Maricopa county and
  the greater Phoenix area...northwest Pinal County and La Paz
  County.

* WINDS...West to northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph
  during the afternoon and early evening hours.

* TIMING...Strong winds will peak this afternoon and last through
  the evening from 2 PM to 8 PM MST today.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 10 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 red flag warning.

&&

$$

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weather.gov/phoenix

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
259 AM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

AZZ150-151-260200-
/O.EXB.KTWC.FW.W.0005.170425T2100Z-170426T0300Z/
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
259 AM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR NORTHERN PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 150
AND 151 INCLUDING SOUTHEAST PINAL...NORTH-CENTRAL AND EASTERN
PIMA COUNTIES...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM MST
this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...The northern portions of Fire Weather Zones 150
  and 151 including Southeast Pinal, North-central and Eastern
  Pima counties. This warning includes the SAWMILL FIRE near the
  Santa Rita Mountains.

* TIMING...The warning is in effect from 2 PM MST this afternoon
  through 8 PM MST this evening.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds from the southwest 15 to 20 mph
  with gusts to 35 mph will begin around 9 AM MST. Winds will then
  become west 25 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph during the
  afternoon hours.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Expect slightly higher relative humidity
  values above 20 percent to persist into the early afternoon
  hours...finally dipping into the 12 to 17 percent range during
  the mid-afternoon and evening.

* IMPACTS...The SAWMILL FIRE and any other fires that develop
  will have the potential to spread rapidly, especially in areas
  with a high dead grass load.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit weather.gov/Tucson
  and click on the DETAILED HAZARDS tab

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Red Flag Warning for portions of Southeast Arizona.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
259 AM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

AZZ152-260200-
/O.EXT.KTWC.FW.W.0005.170425T1800Z-170426T0300Z/
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-
259 AM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152 INCLUDING
EASTERN COCHISE...SOUTHEAST GRAHAM AND SOUTHERN GREENLEE
COUNTIES...

* AFFECTED AREA...The southeast half of Fire Weather Zone 152
  including Eastern Cochise, Southwest Graham and Southern
  Greenlee counties. This includes the Chiricahua Mountains.

* TIMING...The warning is in effect from 11 AM MST this morning
  through 8 PM MST this evening.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds from the southwest 15 to 25 mph
  with gusts to 35 mph will begin around 9 AM MST. Winds will then
  become west 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph during the
  afternoon hours.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Expect slightly higher relative humidity
  with minimum values in the afternoon between 12 and 17 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
  potential to spread rapidly, especially in areas with a high
  dead grass load.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit weather.gov/Tucson
  and click on the DETAILED HAZARDS tab

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

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 Midland/Odessa TX
414 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR LOCATIONS
ALONG AND WEST OF AND TATUM TO WINK TO ALPINE LINE FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITY LESS THAN 15 PERCENT, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND
EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

.Critical fire weather conditions are expected across most of the
area today, though main concerns continue to be across the
Guadalupe and Davis Mountains, Southeast New Mexico Plains, and
the Van Horn/Hwy 54 Corridor where recent green-up has not been as
pronounced.

TXZ058-059-074-080-252245-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0024.170425T1500Z-170426T0300Z/
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Marfa Plateau-
414 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 15 PERCENT, 20
FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

* WIND...West 25 to 35 mph with higher gusts in the plains. West
  40 to 60 mph with higher gusts in the mountains.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 15 percent.

* FIRE DANGER...Extreme.

* 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 can contribute
to dangerous fire behavior.

&&

$$

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
414 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR LOCATIONS
ALONG AND WEST OF AND TATUM TO WINK TO ALPINE LINE FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITY LESS THAN 15 PERCENT, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND
EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

.Critical fire weather conditions are expected across most of the
area today, though main concerns continue to be across the
Guadalupe and Davis Mountains, Southeast New Mexico Plains, and
the Van Horn/Hwy 54 Corridor where recent green-up has not been as
pronounced.

NMZ114-115-TXZ057-258-252245-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0018.170425T1700Z-170426T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0024.170425T1500Z-170426T0300Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
414 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017 /314 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT /9 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITY LESS THAN 15 PERCENT, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND
EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

* WIND...West 25 to 35 mph with higher gusts in the plains. West
  40 to 60 mph with higher gusts in the mountains.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 15 percent.

* FIRE DANGER...Extreme.

* 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 can contribute
to dangerous fire behavior.

&&

$$

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