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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
719 AM AKDT SUN MAY 29 2016

AKZ145-300600-
/O.CON.PAFC.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160530T0600Z/
719 AM AKDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE SUSITNA VALLEY...

* LOCATION...SUSITNA VALLEY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 70S THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE HIGHEST AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
  BE LOWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS
  TODAY. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL ALSO INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY
  DURING THE AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY THROUGH BROAD PASS AND THE
  NORTHERN SUSITNA VALLEY. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BEGIN TO
  SLOWLY RECOVER DURING THE LATE EVENING HOURS TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...RAPID IGNITION...GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. IT IS DIRECTED
TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM TO THE PUBLIC.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
714 AM AKDT SUN MAY 29 2016

AKZ155-300500-
/O.CON.PAFC.FW.W.0002.160529T2100Z-160530T0500Z/
714 AM AKDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR INLAND AREAS OF THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA...

* LOCATION...INLAND AREAS OF THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON DURING PEAK
  HEATING...ALLOWING RH VALUES TO FALL BELOW 25 PERCENT. THESE
  WINDS WILL PERSIST UNTIL LATE THIS EVENING. CONDITIONS WILL
  IMPROVE OVERNIGHT ALLOWING RH VALUES TO RECOVER.

* IMPACTS...RAPID IGNITION...GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. IT IS DIRECTED
TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM TO THE PUBLIC.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
714 AM AKDT SUN MAY 29 2016

AKZ153-300500-
/O.CON.PAFC.FW.W.0002.160529T2100Z-160530T0500Z/
714 AM AKDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR THE MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM VALLEY...

* LOCATION...MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM VALLEY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH...
  STRONGEST IN THE EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE ON THIS AFTERNOON DURING PEAK
  HEATING...ALLOWING RH VALUES TO FALL BELOW 25 PERCENT. THESE
  WINDS WILL PERSIST UNTIL LATE THIS EVENING. CONDITIONS WILL
  IMPROVE OVERNIGHT ALLOWING RH VALUES TO RECOVER.

* IMPACTS...RAPID IGNITION...GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. IT IS DIRECTED
TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM TO THE PUBLIC.

&&

$$

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