Fire Weather Warning remains in effect until 5:00 am Saturday for Tucson, AZ
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151...
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 151 from the Santa Rita
mountains south and east.
* TIMING...From 10 am to 6 pm today.
* WINDS...Southwest winds will quickly increase during the late
morning hours peaking around 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
The winds continue through the afternoon and quickly ease
around or shortly after sunset.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity levels reach 15 to 25
percent during the afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly, especially in areas with a heavy
dead grass fuel bed.
* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...Visit
weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon.
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are expected to develop. A
combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and dry
vegetation will create the potential for rapid and erratic fire
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Red Flag Warning for portions of Southeast Arizona.
Mostly cloudy and windy
|Wind:||SSW at 21 mph|
|Chance of Rain:||0%|
|UV Index:||5 Moderate|
Windy and becoming cloudy in the afternoon. High 77F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 mph.
A few clouds. Low 48F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 77F. SSW winds shifting to WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
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