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Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 2:57 AM MDT on April 24, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening for low relative humidity...strong winds and high fire danger... ...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday evening for low relative humidity...strong winds and high fire danger...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued from Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* Affected area...for Friday...the southern third of zone 152...or generally from the Chiricahua National Monument south. For Saturday...areas east of the Safford to Douglas line...or the eastern half of zone 152...minus the Chiricahua Mountains above 5000 ft.

* Timing...Friday afternoon to early evening. Saturday morning to early evening.

* Winds...Friday...southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts around 35 mph. Saturday...west 20 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity...Friday...relative humidity 7 to 14 percent. Saturday...relative humidity around 14 percent.

* Impacts...any fires that develop will have the potential to spread rapidly.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the field of the Fire Weather Watch for portions of Southeast Arizona.

257 am MST Thu Apr 24 2014

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening for low relative humidity...strong winds and high fire danger...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

* Affected area...southeastern most portions of zone 151...or generally south and east of Sonoita.

* Timing...Friday late afternoon to early evening.

* Winds...southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts around 35 mph.

* Relative humidity...relative humidity 7 to 14 percent.

* Impacts...any fires that develop will have the potential to spread rapidly.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the field of the Fire Weather Watch for portions of Southeast Arizona.

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