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

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:00 PM MDT on May 24, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on May 25, 2016


... Red flag warning remains 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...

* 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
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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Alaska - Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
Arizona - Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Special Weather Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Tornado Watch , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Air Quality Alert
Georgia - Air Quality Alert
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory
Idaho - Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Air Quality Alert
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Massachusetts - Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
New York - Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Oklahoma - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Air Quality Alert
South Dakota - Special Weather Statement
Tennessee - Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Texas - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Air Quality Alert
Wyoming - Flood Warning

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