Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
743 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNINGS FOR STRONG WINDS WILL BEGIN BY NOON TODAY
AND CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT IN ZONES 223 225 AND 226...

STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
NEAR THE ALASKA RANGE. HUMIDITIES WILL DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON BUT
RECOVER BACK ABOVE 30 PERCENT LATE TONIGHT. HUMIDITIES WILL DROP BACK BELOW 30%
THURSDAY MORNING AND REMAIN LOW THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.


AKZ223-062345-
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DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
743 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT
AKDT THURSDAY NIGHT FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
223...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS UPGRADED FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR THURSDAY TO A WARNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223.

* WIND...SOUTH GUSTING TO 25 MPH TODAY AND 35 MPH THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20% RH.
             RH WILL RECOVER ABOVE 30% LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* HIGHEST THREAT...IS LOCATED NEAR DELTA JUNCTION AND FORT
  GREELY

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

AKZ225-062345-
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/O.EXT.PAFG.FW.W.0002.150506T2000Z-150508T0800Z/
DENALI-
743 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT
AKDT THURSDAY NIGHT FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
225...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS UPGRADED FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR THURSDAY TO A WARNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225.

* WIND...SOUTH GUSTING TO 30 MPH TODAY AND 40 MPH THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20% RH.
             RH WILL RECOVER ABOVE 30% LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* HIGHEST THREAT...IS LOCATED FROM WINDY PASS TO JUST NORTH OF
  HEALY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

AKZ226-062345-
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/O.EXT.PAFG.FW.W.0002.150506T2000Z-150508T0800Z/
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
743 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT
AKDT THURSDAY NIGHT FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
226...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS UPGRADED FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR THURSDAY TO A WARNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226.

* WIND...SOUTH GUSTING TO 30 MPH TODAY AND 40 MPH THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20% RH.
             RH WILL RECOVER ABOVE 30% LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* HIGHEST THREAT...IS LOCATED FROM ISABELL PASS TO FORT GREELY

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$



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