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  • Red Flag Warning for Chiricahua Mountains including Chiricahua National Monument County, Arizona
  • Red Flag Warning issued April 18 at 2:39AM MST until April 18 at 7:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2:39 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
    EVENING FOR EASTERN GRAHAM...SOUTHERN GREENLEE AND EXTREME NORTHEAST
    COCHISE COUNTY FOR THE COMBINATION OF STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW
    RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
    WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
    EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...NORTHEST PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152
    INCLUDING EASTERN GRAHAM...SOUTHERN GREENLEE AND EXTREME
    NORTHEAST COCHISE COUNTY.
    * TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FROM NOON
    TODAY UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING.
    * WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
    MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN THE NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
    ALIGNED GILA AND NORTHERN SAN SIMON VALLEYS.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY FOR FINE
    DRY FUELS.
    * FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON
    AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB