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Central Deserts, AZ

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Central Deserts-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
130 PM MST Thu Apr 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND CRITICAL FIRE DANGER
FOR THE CENTRAL DESERTS OF SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA, SOUTHERN GILA
COUNTY AND THE TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS...

* AFFECTED AREA...Central Deserts and Southern Gila County/Tonto
National Forest Foothills.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* TIMING...Noon to 8 PM MST Thursday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 8 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fuels are very dry and fire danger is critical.
These conditions combined with low relative humidity and
strong winds will lead to widespread hazardous fire weather
conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials and fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.

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Eastern Pima-Southeastern Pinal-Santa Cruz-Western Cochise, AZ

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Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O'Odham Nation-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
222 PM MST Thu Apr 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 150, 151, 152, AND 153...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 150, 151, 152 and 153.

* TIMING...11 AM MST Thursday morning until 8 PM MST Thursday
evening.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of
40 to 45 mph possible. The strongest winds will occur in the
mountains.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity values will range from 4
to 10 percent.

* 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 Icon.

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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Southern Graham-Central and Eastern Cochise-Southern Greenlee-Lower Elevations of the San Carlos Apache Nation in Graham County, AZ

AZZ150>153-200300-
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Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O'Odham Nation-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
222 PM MST Thu Apr 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 150, 151, 152, AND 153...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 150, 151, 152 and 153.

* TIMING...11 AM MST Thursday morning until 8 PM MST Thursday
evening.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of
40 to 45 mph possible. The strongest winds will occur in the
mountains.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity values will range from 4
to 10 percent.

* 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 Icon.

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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Western Pima-South Central Pinal-Tohono Oodham Nation, AZ

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Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O'Odham Nation-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
222 PM MST Thu Apr 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 150, 151, 152, AND 153...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 150, 151, 152 and 153.

* TIMING...11 AM MST Thursday morning until 8 PM MST Thursday
evening.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of
40 to 45 mph possible. The strongest winds will occur in the
mountains.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity values will range from 4
to 10 percent.

* 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 Icon.

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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