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Fire Weather Warning
AKZ220-231600-
/O.EXT.PAFG.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150524T0600Z/
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
743 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO UNDER 15 PERCENT BY 1 PM
TODAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY
10 PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL BELOW 15
PERCENT SATURDAY AFTER 1 PM AKDT.

* 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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
AKZ222-231600-
/O.EXT.PAFG.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150524T0600Z/
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
743 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP BELOW 15 PERCENT BY
1 PM TODAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY
10 PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL BELOW 15
PERCENT AGAIN SATURDAY FRIDAY AFTER 1 PM AKDT.

* 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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
AKZ224-231600-
/O.EXT.PAFG.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150524T0600Z/
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
743 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP BELOW 15 PERCENT BY 1 PM
TODAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY
10 PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL BELOW 15
PERCENT AGAIN SATURDAY AFTER 1 PM AKDT.

* 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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
AKZ223-231600-
/O.EXT.PAFG.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150524T0600Z/
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
743 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

* HIGHEST THREAT...NEAR SOUTH OF BIRCH LAKE

* WIND...SOUTH WINDS GUSTING TO 25 MPH SOUTH OF BIRCH LAKE.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT LATE
THIS EVENING...HOWEVER WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
THE NIGHT LIMITING RH RECOVERY TO LESS THAN 35 PERCENT.
RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY WITH RELATIVE
HUMIDITY LEVELS DROPPING BELOW 15 PERCENT AND SOUTH WINDS
GUSTING TO 25 MPH.

* 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.

&&

$$

Flood Warning
AKZ220-230715-
/O.CON.PAFG.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150523T0715Z/
/00000.0.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-

443 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAPID SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115
PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR FOR THE PORCUPINE RIVER NEAR FORT YUKON...

AT 443 PM AKDT...WATER LEVELS HAVE RISEN ABOUT 5 INCHES SINCE NOON
TODAY AND ARE EXPECT TO SLOWLY RISE THROUGH FRIDAY. THE PORCUPINE
RIVER AT FORT YUKON IS OVERBANK IN THE VICINITY OF SUCKER RIVER ROAD
LANDING. LOW LYING AREAS ARE BECOMING INUNDATED WITH WATER FROM THE
PORCUPINE RIVER OVERFLOW.

WATER IS SLOWLY STARTING TO FLOOD THE WOODED AREAS AT THE LOW END OF
FORT YUKON AND THE AREA WILL TO CONTINUE TO FILL AS THE RIVER RISES.

THE RIVER HAS NOT CRESTED IN THE AREA AND FLOW CONTINUES TO INCREASE
AS WATER FROM OTHER TRIBUTARIES MAKES ITS WAY INTO THE RIVER. THIS
IS INCREASING THE PROBABILITY THAT THE PORCUPINE RIVER COULD REACH
LEVELS THAT WILL IMPACT HOUSES AND OTHER BUILDINGS IN FORT YUKON.

RIVER GAUGES UPSTREAM INDICATE THAT THE PORCUPINE RIVER LEVEL IS
STARTING TO FALL AFTER ALMOST 6 DAYS OF HIGH WATER. THIS INDICATES
THAT IT WILL STILL BE SEVERAL DAYS BEFORE WATER LEVELS BEGIN TO FALL
SIGNIFICANTLY IN FORT YUKON.

LAT...LON 6670 14497 6653 14518 6652 14540 6663 14550

$$

Flood Watch
AKZ220-230000-
/O.CON.PAFG.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150523T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
346 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* THE PORCUPINE RIVER FROM THE CANADIAN BORDER TO THE YUKON RIVER

* THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

* VERY WARM TEMPERATURES ACROSS EASTERN ALASKA ARE CAUSING RAPID
SNOW MELT. THIS IS CAUSING HIGH WATER LEVELS ON THE PORCUPINE
RIVER. THIS HIGH WATER IS MAKING ITS WAY DOWN THE PORCUPINE
RIVER THIS WEEK. THE HIGH WATER ON THE PORCUPINE IS ALSO
COMBINED WITH A HIGH VOLUME OF WATER FROM THE TRIBUTARIES OF
THE PORCUPINE RIVER.

* FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ON THE PORCUPINE RIVER FROM THE CANADIAN
BORDER TO JUST UPRIVER OF FORT YUKON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A
FLOOD WARNING IS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE
PORCUPINE RIVER NEAR FORT YUKON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

KEEP UPDATED ON THE LATEST FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR THE
ISSUANCE OF FLOOD WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS
PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD
FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$
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