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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
727 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
FRIDAY EVENING...

.AN UPPER LEVEL LOW SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CENTRAL ROCKIES.
THIS SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN SURFACE WINDS BETWEEN 20 TO 30 MPH
ACROSS THE REGION. ALSO RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO BELOW 15
PERCENT ACROSS THE AFFECTED AREA. HUMIDITIES WILL BE A LITTLE
ABOVE THRESHOLDS IN THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS AND WINDS WILL BE A
BELOW LITTLE THRESHOLDS IN EASTERN OTERO AND HUDSPETH COUNTIES.
FIRE DANGER WILL STILL REMAIN ELEVATED IN THOSE LOCATIONS.

NMZ110>112-TXZ055-060200-
/O.UPG.KEPZ.FW.A.0013.160506T1900Z-160507T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0017.160506T1800Z-160507T0100Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
727 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITIES AND HIGH WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055...110...111
AND 112...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM
MDT FRIDAY. THIS WARNING REPLACES THE PREVIOUS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.


* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH SOME GUST OF 40 TO
  45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LOWEST HUMIDITIES WILL BE UNDER 10%

* THUNDERSTORMS...AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM WITH SOME DRY
  LIGHTNING POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINOUS.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN FIRES SPREADING RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
330 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

AZZ132-133-052230-
/O.CON.KPSR.FW.W.0005.160505T1800Z-160506T0300Z/
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 132
SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 133
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
330 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ARIZONA...SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
  DESERTS AND SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST
  FOOTHILLS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...11 AM MST TO 8 PM MST.

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

* IMPACTS...BIO-FUELS IN THE DESERTS AND MOUNTAINS ARE BECOMING
  DRIER...RESULTING IN HIGH FIRE DANGER. THESE CONDITIONS...
  COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS...WILL
  LEAD TO WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN
  SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA. UNDER THESE CONDITIONS...
  IF WILD-FIRES START...THEY CAN SPREAD VERY QUICKLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX IS ON THE INTERNET AT

WEATHER.GOV/PHOENIX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
303 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING.

AFFECTED AREAS...BELOW 6000 FEET:
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS
YAVAPAI COUNTY
NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD
    LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY
    NORTHERN GILA COUNTY
    NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264.

AZZ105-108-109-112>114-118-137-140-051815-
/O.NEW.KFGZ.FW.W.0004.160505T1900Z-160506T0100Z/
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105)-
YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
109)-
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)-NORTHERN GILA COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 118)-
YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 137)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264 (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
140)-
303 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH VALUES BELOW 6000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...BELOW 6000 FEET...MARBLE AND GLEN
  CANYONS...YAVAPAI COUNTY...NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264
  NORTHWARD...LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...NORTHERN GILA COUNTY
  ZONE...AND NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264

* 20 FOOT WIND...15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH.


* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10 TO 15
  PERCENT.

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

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.


&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
258 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

AZZ152-153-060300-
/O.EXT.KTWC.FW.W.0012.160506T1800Z-160507T0300Z/
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152
SOUTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN CARLOS APACHE NATION
IN GRAHAM COUNTY-CORONADO NF-SAFFORD BLM-TDC-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
258 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST FRIDAY
FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND A VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 152 AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF
ZONE 153 INCLUDING EASTERN COCHISE...GRAHAM AND SOUTHERN GREENLEE
COUNTIES...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152 AND SOUTHERN FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 153.

* TIMING...11 AM THROUGH 8 PM MST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20-FT WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 45
  AND 50 MPH FRIDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DAYTIME MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
  FRIDAY WILL RANGE BETWEEN 6 AND 14 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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
258 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

AZZ151-060300-
/O.EXT.KTWC.FW.W.0012.160506T1800Z-160507T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0011.160505T1900Z-160506T0300Z/
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
258 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING FOR FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151 INCLUDING
EASTERN PIMA...SOUTHEAST PINAL...SANTA CRUZ AND WESTERN COCHISE
COUNTIES...

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST FRIDAY FOR
FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND A VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151 INCLUDING EASTERN PIMA...
SOUTHEAST PINAL...SANTA CRUZ AND WESTERN COCHISE COUNTIES...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 8 PM TODAY. 11 AM THROUGH 8 PM MST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20-FT WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS BETWEEN 35 AND 40 MPH THURSDAY. SOUTHWEST 20-FT WINDS 20
  TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH FRIDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DAYTIME MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
  TODAY WILL LOWER TO BETWEEN 5 AND 14 PERCENT. MINIMUM RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY VALUES FRIDAY WILL RANGE BETWEEN 8 AND 15 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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
258 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

AZZ150-060300-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0011.160505T1900Z-160506T0300Z/
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-TDC-
258 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150 INCLUDING
WESTERN PIMA...TOHONO OODHAM NATION AND SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTIES...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 8 PM MST TODAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20-FT WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DAYTIME MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
  WILL LOWER TO BETWEEN 5 AND 14 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 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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