389  
WWUS85 KFGZ 242204  
RFWFGZ  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ  
304 PM MST WED MAY 24 2017  
 
AZZ104>106-109-115-139-250615-  
/O.EXA.KFGZ.FW.W.0007.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/  
KAIBAB PLATEAU (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104)-  
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105)-  
GRAND CANYON COUNTRY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106)-  
NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD (FIRE WEATHER ZONE  
109)-WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 115)-  
BLACK MESA AREA (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 139)-  
304 PM MST WED MAY 24 2017  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY FOR  
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR COCONINO AND APACHE  
COUNTIES...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY.  
 
* 20 FOOT WIND...WEST-SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH GUSTING TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 14 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.  
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS  
ARE EITHER OCCURRING OR ARE IMMINENT. A COMBINATION OF STRONG  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE  
BEHAVIOR.  
 
PLEASE NOTIFY FIELD CREWS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.  
 

 
 

 
 
AZZ107-110>114-116-117-140-250615-  
/O.CON.KFGZ.FW.W.0007.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/  
COCONINO PLATEAU (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 107)-  
CHINLE VALLEY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110)-  
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111)-  
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER  
ZONE 112)-  
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE  
113)-  
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE  
114)-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 116)-  
WHITE MOUNTAINS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 117)-  
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264 (FIRE WEATHER ZONE  
140)-  
304 PM MST WED MAY 24 2017  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST  
THURSDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR MOST OF  
NORTHEAST ARIZONA...  
 
* 20 FOOT WIND...WEST-SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH GUSTING TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 14 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.  
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS  
ARE EITHER OCCURRING OR ARE IMMINENT. A COMBINATION OF STRONG  
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE  
BEHAVIOR.  
 
PLEASE NOTIFY FIELD CREWS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.  
 

 
 

 
 
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