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  • Red Flag Warning for Chiricahua Mountains including Chiricahua National Monument County, Arizona
  • Red Flag Warning issued May 25 at 2:20PM MST until May 25 at 7:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:20 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 7 p.m.
  • ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING
    FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND A HIGH TO VERY HIGH
    FIRE DANGER FOR MOST OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152 INCLUDING
    SOUTHERN PINAL...CENTRAL PIMA...EASTERN PIMA...SANTA CRUZ...COCHSIE...
    SOUTHERN GRAHAM AND SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTIES...
    * TIMING...FROM NOON MST THROUGH 7 PM MST WEDNESDAY.
    * 20 FT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 40-45 MPH.
    THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN SANTA CRUZ AND COCHISE COUNTIES.
    LOCALIZED STRONG WINDS WILL PERSIST NEAR THE HUACHUCA MOUNTAINS
    IN SOUTHWEST COCHSIE COUNTY OVERNIGHT.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES 6 TO 11
    PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP OR ARE ONGOING WILL HAVE THE
    POTENTIAL TO SPREAD RAPIDLY.
    * FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON
    AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.