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Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
956 AM MST Sat Apr 29 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOWERING HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152...
* AFFECTED AREA...The Red Flag Warning covers areas from Safford
southward in zone 152 and the southeast portion of zone 151
including the Sawmill Fire area.
* TIMING...The Red Flag warning is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM
* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds from the northwest at 15 to
25 mph with gusts to 35 mph east and south of Tucson.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Humidity levels this afternoon will drop
into the 7 to 15 percent range.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly under the influence of strong
* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
weather.gov/Tucson and click on the DETAILED HAZARDS TAB
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
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Red Flag Warning for portions of Southeast Arizona.