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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:56 AM PDT on March 30, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 30, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from 3 PM MST /3 PM PDT/ this
afternoon to 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ this evening for strong winds,
low relative humidity and high fire danger for the lower Colorado
River valley and southwest Arizona...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a red flag
warning for strong winds, low relative humidity and high fire
danger, which is in effect from 3 PM MST /3 PM PDT/ this
afternoon to 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ this evening.

* Affected area... Arizona fire weather zone 131 Yuma/Martinez Lake
and vicinity/lower Colorado River valley AZ, elevated and wind
prone locations of Arizona fire weather zone 132 south-central and
southwest deserts, and California fire weather zone 231 lower
Colorado River valley CA.

* Winds... west winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph near the
Colorado River Basin. The highest winds will be in areas of
elevated terrain. Winds 20 to 25 mph gusting to 35 mph in
Maricopa County.

* Timing... Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening

* relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... fuels are moderately dry and fire danger will quickly
become high Thursday afternoon. 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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