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WWAK63 PAFG 161651
RFWAFG

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
851 AM AKDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...CHINOOK WINDS ARE BRINGING STRONG WINDS TO ZONES 223 AND 226...

AKZ223-170100-
/O.NEW.PAFG.FW.W.0029.140816T2000Z-140817T0500Z/
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
851 AM AKDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223.

* WIND...GUSTING 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...25 TO 35 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...NONE.

* 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.

&&

$$

AKZ226-170100-
/O.NEW.PAFG.FW.W.0029.140816T2000Z-140817T0500Z/
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
851 AM AKDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226.

* WIND...GUSTING 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 27 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...NONE.

* 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.

&&

$$




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