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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:52 AM MDT Apr. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning now in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM
MDT this evening for gusty winds, low humidity, high Haines
indices and dry fuels for fire weather zones
220... 221... 222... 224... 225... 226... 227... 228... 229... 230...
231... 232... 233 and 235...

* affected area... fire weather zones 220... 221... 222... 224...
225... 226... 227... 228... 229... 230... 231... 232... 233 and 235.

* Winds... south 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent.

* Haines... 5.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
growth and spread of fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.




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