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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
814 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

AKZ017>029-251500-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO CAPE SUCKLING COASTAL AREA-
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-HAINES BOROUGH AND LYNN CANAL-
GLACIER BAY-EASTERN CHICHAGOF ISLAND-
SALISBURY SOUND TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER COASTAL AREA-
CAPE DECISION TO SALISBURY SOUND COASTAL AREA-
EASTERN BARANOF ISLAND AND SOUTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
INNER CHANNELS FROM KUPREANOF ISLAND TO ETOLIN ISLAND-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION COASTAL AREA-
SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS-MISTY FJORDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YAKUTAT...SKAGWAY...HAINES...GUSTAVUS...
HOONAH...ELFIN COVE...PELICAN...SITKA...PORT ALEXANDER...ANGOON...
JUNEAU...PETERSBURG...WRANGELL...KAKE...CRAIG...KLAWOCK...
KETCHIKAN...METLAKATLA...HYDER
814 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER CONTINUES THROUGH MEMORIAL DAY...

LOW LEVEL RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES HAVE INCREASED OVER THE PAST 24
HOURS AND ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 40 TO 60 PERCENT RANGE OVER
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH ONLY AFTERNOON LAND/SEA CIRCULATIONS
CAUSING BREEZY CONDITIONS FOR SOME LOCATIONS. HOWEVER FUELS REMAIN
VERY DRY AND NO SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED IN THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS. PEOPLE SHOULD CONTINUE TO EXERCISE EXTRA CAUTION
WITH ANY OPEN AIR FIRES THOUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

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