Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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WWUS85 KTWC 190535
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
1035 PM MST Wed Apr 18 2018

AZZ150>153-200000-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0010.180419T1800Z-180420T0300Z/
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-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
1035 PM MST Wed Apr 18 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST
THURSDAY FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH TO
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 150, 151, 152, AND
153...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 150, 151, 152 and 153.

* TIMING...11 AM MST Thursday morning until 8 PM MST Thursday
  evening.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of
  40 to 45 mph possible. The strongest winds will occur in the
  mountains.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity values will range from 4
  to 10 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
  potential to spread rapidly.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...Visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon.

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.

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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