Warning Description: Fire Weather Watch
Warning Date: 1:45 PM MST on May 23, 2016
WarningSum:...Fire Weather Watch Remains In Effect From Wednesday Afternoon
Through Wednesday Evening For Strong Winds...Low Relative
Humidity And A High To Very High Fire Danger For Much Of Fire
Weather Zones 151 And 152...
Warning Message:* affected area...fire weather zone 151 south of a line from
Marana to Mammoth and fire weather zone 152 south of Safford.
* Timing...from 1 PM MST through 7 PM MST Wednesday.
* Winds...south winds increasing to 10 to 20 mph after sunrise
then becoming southwest 20 to 30 mph early in the afternoon.
Gusts of 35 to 40 mph are likely across Santa Cruz and
* Relative humidity...afternoon minimum relative humidity values
will fall to between 7 to 14 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.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Fire Weather Watch for portions of Southeast
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