High Fire Danger In Parts Of The Southwest U.S. On Thursday

Strong winds and very low humidity will create dangerous fire weather conditions in parts of the Desert Southwest and southern High Plains on Thursday. Any fires that ignite tomorrow could rapidly grow out of control in this region. Fire Weather Watches and Red Flag Warnings are in effect for these areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

48NM SW Shumagin Islands AK

Marine Zone Forecast

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: A 1001 MB LOW NEAR 60N 171W WILL MOVE INLAND NEAR THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA TONIGHT THEN WEAKEN THU. A 1016 MB LOW NEAR 52N 166E WILL MOVE TO 53N 170W AT 1013 MB THU AFTERNOON THEN MOVE TO 54N 159W AT 1008 MB FRI AFTERNOON. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE NORTHERN BERING SEA THU AFTERNOON AND FRI. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE SOUTHWEST BERING THU NIGHT.

Tonight
W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
Thu
W wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Thu Night
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
Fri
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
Fri Night
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
Sat
E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Sun Through Mon
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
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Last Update: 330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017
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