Weather Alerts for Palmer Alaska

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
PALMER ALASKA

Areas Affected:
Copper River Basin
Effective: Sun, 7/22 7:13pm Updated: Mon, 7/23 12:15am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 7/23 11:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM AKDT MONDAY FOR HOT
DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS FOR THE COPPER RIVER BASIN...
* Winds...South 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph. Strongest in the
afternoon and early evening.
* Relative Humidity...As low as 22 percent.
* Temperatures...In the lower to mid 80s.
* Timing...South winds will be strongest along and near the Copper
River. The temperatures will drop this evening and humidity will
increase. Temperatures will rise above 75 tomorrow afternoon and
the humidity will drop below 25 percent. This will be coincident
to the south wind of 15 gusting to 25 mph and result in the red
flag conditions.
* Impacts...Rapid ignition, growth and spread of fires will be
possible.

Information:
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.