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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 1:41 PM PDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2014


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday afternoon through
Friday evening for strong winds... low relative humidity and high fire
danger for the lower Colorado River valley of extreme southeast
California and extreme southwest Arizona...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for strong winds... low relative humidity and high fire danger... which
is in effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

* Affected area... in Arizona... Yuma/Martinez Lake and
vicinity/lower Colorado River valley AZ. In California... lower
Colorado River valley CA.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing... Friday afternoon into Friday evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... fuels are dry and fire danger is very high. These
conditions... combined with low relative humidity and strong winds
will lead to widespread hazardous fire weather conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials and fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.



National Weather Service Phoenix is on the internet at



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