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Arizona, Upper Gila River and Aravaipa Valleys including Clifton/Safford

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch

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

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 25, 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 fire weather zone 152...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday
evening for strong winds, low relative humidity and high fire danger
for the southeast half of fire weather zone 152...

* affected area... the red flag warning is for the majority of fire
weather zone 152 including Cochise, southern Graham and southern
Greenlee counties. The Fire Weather Watch is for the southeast
half of fire weather zone 152, including southeast Cochise
County.

* Timing... the warning is in effect from 11 am MST this morning
through 7 PM MST this evening. The watch is in effect from 10
am MST Tuesday morning through 7 PM MST Tuesday 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. On Tuesday, southwest
winds will begin to increase around mid-morning. Sustained west
20-ft winds of 20 to 30 mph and gusts to 45 mph will occur during
the afternoon hours.

* 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. On Tuesday, expect 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...

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 warning and watch for portions of
Southeast Arizona.






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