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Arizona Fire Weather Zone 131
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 132
South-Central and Southwest Deserts-
California Fire Weather Zone 231
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
1252 PM MST Mon Mar 27 2017 /1252 PM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017/
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MST /NOON PDT/ TO 7 PM
MST /7 PM PDT/ TUESDAY 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 Red Flag
Warning for strong winds, low relative humidity and high fire
danger, which is in effect from noon MST /noon PDT/ to 7 PM MST
/7 PM PDT/ Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* 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 somewhat 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.
Please advise the appropriate officials and fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.