Weather service: Red flag warning for fires in Anchorage

Early Tuesday, the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning effective until 10 p.m. in Anchorage, highlighting higher risk for wildfires.

The warning came as a result of low humidity and high winds in addition to hot temperatures in the mid 60s to lower 70s. The weather service noted that temperatures will be hottest and winds will be gustiest during the late afternoon going into the evening.

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