Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
225 PM MST WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT ON THURSDAY FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MST
FOR MUCH OF NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

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NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
109)-CHINLE VALLEY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110)-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 112)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
113)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
114)-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 116)-
WHITE MOUNTAINS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 117)-
BLACK MESA AREA (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 139)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264 (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
140)-
225 PM MST WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT ON THURSDAY FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MST
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT ON THURSDAY FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MST. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA FROM THE EASTERN MOGOLLON
  RIM AND WHITE MOUNTAINS NORTH TO THE UTAH BORDER.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THURSDAY MORNING...BECOMING STRONG
  AND GUSTY THROUGH SUNSET THURSDAY.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WEST SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO
  50 MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 7 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING OR ARE IMMINENT. A COMBINATION OF STRONG
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE NOTIFY FIELD CREWS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

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