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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1215 AM AKDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURING NOW IN THE AREA NORTHEAST OF CHICKEN
TO FORT YUKON TO COLDFOOT. THERE HAVE BEEN MORE THAN 400 LIGHTNING STRIKES
IN THAT AREA THIS EVENING AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH 3AM MONDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AGAIN
IN THAT SAME AREA ON MONDAY AFTERNOON. ALTHOUGH THE THUNDERSTORMS ON MONDAY
MAY HAVE SOME RAIN WITH THEM...IT IS EXPECTED THAT THE VERY DRY FUEL CONDITIONS
WILL ALLOW NEW FIRE STARTS FROM THE LIGHTNING.


AKZ224-251615-
/O.NEW.PAFG.FW.W.0008.150525T0815Z-150526T0600Z/
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
1215 AM AKDT MON MAY 25 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT MONDAY FOR DRY LIGHTNING
   FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT MONDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 3AM MONDAY.
  SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* HIGHEST THREAT...IS LOCATED NORTH OF CHICKEN.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1215 AM AKDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURING NOW IN THE AREA NORTHEAST OF CHICKEN
TO FORT YUKON TO COLDFOOT. THERE HAVE BEEN MORE THAN 400 LIGHTNING STRIKES
IN THAT AREA THIS EVENING AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH 3AM MONDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AGAIN
IN THAT SAME AREA ON MONDAY AFTERNOON. ALTHOUGH THE THUNDERSTORMS ON MONDAY
MAY HAVE SOME RAIN WITH THEM...IT IS EXPECTED THAT THE VERY DRY FUEL CONDITIONS
WILL ALLOW NEW FIRE STARTS FROM THE LIGHTNING.


AKZ218-251615-
/O.NEW.PAFG.FW.W.0008.150525T0815Z-150526T0600Z/
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
1215 AM AKDT MON MAY 25 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT MONDAY FOR DRY LIGHTNING
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 218...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT MONDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 218.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 3AM MONDAY.
  SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* HIGHEST THREAT...IS LOCATED EAST OF COLDFOOT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1215 AM AKDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURING NOW IN THE AREA NORTHEAST OF CHICKEN
TO FORT YUKON TO COLDFOOT. THERE HAVE BEEN MORE THAN 400 LIGHTNING STRIKES
IN THAT AREA THIS EVENING AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH 3AM MONDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AGAIN
IN THAT SAME AREA ON MONDAY AFTERNOON. ALTHOUGH THE THUNDERSTORMS ON MONDAY
MAY HAVE SOME RAIN WITH THEM...IT IS EXPECTED THAT THE VERY DRY FUEL CONDITIONS
WILL ALLOW NEW FIRE STARTS FROM THE LIGHTNING.


AKZ220-251615-
/O.NEW.PAFG.FW.W.0008.150525T0815Z-150526T0600Z/
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
1215 AM AKDT MON MAY 25 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT MONDAY FOR DRY LIGHTNING
 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT MONDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 3AM MONDAY.
  SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* HIGHEST THREAT...IS LOCATED EAST OF FORT YUKON.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

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

&&

$$

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