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Thread: Copper Basin Red Flag Warning

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    Exclamation Copper Basin Red Flag Warning

    Fire Weather Warning
    Statement as of 2:30 PM AKDT on May 13, 2015

    ... Red flag warning now in effect until 10 PM akdt Thursday for
    strong wind for the Copper River basin...

    * 20 ft winds... south to southeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35
    mph. Strongest winds along the Copper River.

    * Relative humidity... 20 to 28 percent.

    * Temperatures... 65 to 70.

    * Timing... strong winds will begin to subside early this evening
    and winds will subside and humidities recover by late evening. A
    near repeat of conditions is expected for Thursday with winds
    slightly stronger along the Copper River valley.

    Precautionary/preparedness actions...

    A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
    are imminent or occurring now... or will shortly. It is directed
    toward fire agencies... and through them to the public.

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    FYI. Be safe out there.

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    Yikes. I was kinda afraid this could be a bad fire year with the lack of snowfall and run off.


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