Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:21 AM MDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MST Thursday.

* Timing... winds will increase Thursday through the daylight hours
as strong winds mix to the surface.

* Winds... sustained west winds in excess of 30 mph with gusts
over 45 mph are expected late morning through the evening hours
Thursday.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make travel in high profile vehicles
difficult. Strong winds may result in areas of blowing dust and
reduced visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph... or
gusts from 40 to 57 mph... are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.
Consider securing loose belongings on your property. Additional
weather information is on the web at www.Weather.Gov/Flagstaff.





Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:44 AM MDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MST Thursday for
strong winds and low relative humidities for portions of north
north central and eastern Arizona (fire weather zones 107 110 111
112 113 114 116 117 140)...

The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MST Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch for this time is no longer in effect.

* 20 foot wind... west-southwest 20 to 25 mph gusting to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... 8 to 14 percent.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring or are imminent. A combination of strong
winds and low relative humidities can contribute to extreme fire
behavior.

Please notify field crews of this red flag warning.





Local Radar

Click to Enlarge

Nearby Radar Stations