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Arizona, Upper Santa Cruz River and Altar Valleys including Nogales

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:40 AM MDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
7 PM MST this evening for strong winds, low relative humidity and
high fire danger for southern portions of fire weather zone 151...

* affected area... southern portions of fire weather zone 151
including eastern Pima, Santa Cruz and Cochise counties. This
also includes the Catalina, Rincon, huachuca, Whetstone and
Santa Rita mountain ranges.

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

* Winds... sustained 20-ft southerly winds less than 10 mph this
morning will shift to the southwest and increase to 15 to 25
mph with gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon.

* Relative humidity... relative humidity will quickly decrease
to less than 15 percent by midday Monday, with minimum values
of 5 to 10 percent in the late afternoon.

* 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...

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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