Middle Tanana Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 1:47 PM AKDT on May 22, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM akdt Saturday
for low humidity for fire weather zone 222...

* humidity... as low as 13 percent.

* Timing... relative humidity will recover above 15 percent by 10
PM akdt tonight. Relative humidity will fall below 15 percent
again Saturday Friday after 2 PM akdt.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that conditions are occurring or will
occur which could lead to the development of large and dangerous
fires. It is directed toward fire agencies... and through them...
to the public.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.

Record Report
Statement as of 5:49 PM AKDT on May 21, 2015

... Another record high temperature for Barrow...

Todays high temperature so far has been 47 degrees... ..
Breaking the old daily record of 41 degrees set in 2011 and is
the warmest temperature for so early in the season.