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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 4:30 AM PDT on March 27, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on March 28, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch in effect Tuesday afternoon for strong
winds, low relative humidity and high fire danger for the lower
Colorado River valley and southwestern deserts of Arizona...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for strong winds, low relative humidity and high fire
danger, which is in effect Tuesday afternoon.

* Affected area... Arizona fire weather zone 131 Yuma/Martinez Lake
and vicinity/lower Colorado River valley AZ, Arizona fire
weather zone 132 southwest deserts and California fire weather
zone 231 lower Colorado River valley CA. This includes areas
west of Maricopa County, including Yuma and La Paz counties.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing... Tuesday afternoon.

* Relative humidity... as low as 5 to 10 percent.

* Impacts... fuels remain relatively moist, though fire danger may
quickly become high Tuesday afternoon. These conditions combined
with low relative humidity and strong winds may lead to
hazardous fire weather conditions for a few hours.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials and fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.




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