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Arizona, Southern Gila/Tonto NF Foothills

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 8:39 PM MDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 7 PM MST
Tuesday for strong winds, low relative humidity and high fire
danger for fire weather zone 152. A red flag warning has been
issued from 11 am to 7 PM MST Tuesday for strong winds, low
relative humidity and high fire danger for the southeast half of
fire weather zone 152...

* affected area... the southeast half of fire weather zone 152
including the Chiricahua Mountains.

* Timing... the warning is in effect from 11 am MST Tuesday
morning through 7 PM MST Tuesday evening.

* Winds... westerly winds will begin to increase around 9 am MST.
Sustained west 20-ft winds of 20 to 30 mph and gusts to 40 mph
will occur during the afternoon hours.

* Relative humidity... expect slightly higher relative humidity
with minimum values in the afternoon between 12 and 17 percent
in the warning area.

* 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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