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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:43 PM MDT on May 03, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on May 05, 2016


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon
through Thursday evening for southwest and south central
Arizona... due to strong winds... low relative humidity... and high
fire danger...

* affected area in Arizona... the deserts and mountains of
southwest and south central Arizona... and southern Gila
County/Tonto National Forest foothills.

* Winds... south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing... Thursday afternoon and evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 8 percent.

* Impacts... Bio-fuels in the deserts and mountains are becoming
drier... resulting in high fire danger. These conditions...
combined with low relative humidity and strong winds... will
lead to widespread hazardous fire weather conditions in
southwest and south central Arizona.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials and fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.





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