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Arizona, Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista/Benson

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:23 AM MDT on May 24, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on May 25, 2016

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 7 PM MST Wednesday for
strong winds... low relative humidity and high to very high fire
danger for most of fire weather zones 151 and 152...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from noon to 7 PM MST Wednesday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... from noon MST through 7 PM MST Wednesday.

* Winds... south winds increasing to 10 to 20 mph after sunrise then
becoming southwest 20 to 30 mph by early afternoon. Gusts to 40
mph are likely across Santa Cruz and Cochise counties.

* Relative humidity... beginning to drop below 15 percent aft 1000
with afternoon minimum relative humidity values in the 6 to 14
percent range.

* 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 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

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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