Western Pima County Including Ajo/Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:59 PM MDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MST this evening
for gusty winds... low humidity and very high fire danger for fire
weather zone 150...

* affected area... fire weather zone 150.

* Timing... the red flag warning until 8 PM MST this evening.

* Winds... strong southwest to west winds of 20 to 25 mph with
gusts to 40 mph slowly easing into the evening hours.

* Relative humidity... humidity levels will drop through the
evening hours to around 8 to 14 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will have the potential to
spread rapidly this evening.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or are expected to develop. A
combination of strong winds... low relative humidity... and dry
vegetation will create the potential for rapid and erratic fire
growth.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the red flag warning for portions of Southeast Arizona.




259 PM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MST this evening
for gusty winds... falling humidity and high fire danger for fire
weather zones 151 and 152...
... Red flag warning is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MST Saturday
for low humidity... gusty wind and very high fire danger across
parts of zone 151 and 152...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MST Saturday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... the warning through this evening includes all
of zones 151 and 152. The Saturday warning covers areas from
Safford south in zone 152 and the southeast part of zone 151
including the Sawmill fire area.

* Timing... today's red flag warning will expire at 8 PM this
evening. The red flag warning for Saturday will be in effect
from 11 am to 8 PM MST.

* Winds... strong southwest to west winds of 20 to 30 mph with
gusts to 45 mph will continue into the early evening hours then
gradually ease into the night. Another round of somewhat lighter
winds will develop Saturday, generally from the northwest at 15
to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph well east and south of Tucson.

* Relative humidity... humidity levels will drop through the
evening hours from west to east reaching their lowest levels of
the day during the overnight hours. Then the humidity will fall
further Saturday afternoon dropping to 7 to 12 percent area
wide.

* Impacts... any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly under the influence of very strong
winds.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or are expected to develop. A
combination of strong winds... low relative humidity... and dry
vegetation will create the potential for rapid and erratic fire
growth.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the red flag warning for portions of Southeast Arizona.







Public Information Statement
Issued: 11:40 AM MDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 6 hour wind reports...

Location speed time/date lat/Lon/elev (ft.)

... Arizona...

... Cochise County...
21 WNW Rodeo 51 mph 1030 am 04/28 32.02n/109.32w/0
14 SSE Sierra Vista 44 mph 0935 am 04/28 31.36n/110.26w/7677
Libby aaf/Sierra Vista Muni 44 mph 1048 am 04/28 31.59n/110.34w/4719
Douglas (bisbee) Intl ap 41 mph 1002 am 04/28 31.46n/109.61w/4150
2 N Bisbee 38 mph 1002 am 04/28 31.44n/109.91w/5377
9 se Sierra Vista 36 mph 0939 am 04/28 31.46n/110.23w/4603
Rucker 35 mph 0957 am 04/28 31.76n/109.35w/5700
14 W Road Forks 34 mph 1023 am 04/28 32.26n/109.23w/3615
9 ESE Sierra Vista 34 mph 0849 am 04/28 31.50n/110.18w/4344
4 NW Huachuca City 32 mph 1049 am 04/28 31.68n/110.39w/4540
Headquarters 32 mph 1037 am 04/28 32.01n/109.36w/5400
24 ESE Willcox 31 mph 1110 am 04/28 32.15n/109.44w/5046
5 W Bisbee 31 mph 1027 am 04/28 31.41n/110.01w/4756
21 E Willcox 29 mph 1023 am 04/28 32.32n/109.48w/3770
24 WNW Rodeo 28 mph 0915 am 04/28 32.01n/109.39w/5133
9 ESE Saint David 27 mph 1029 am 04/28 31.86n/110.08w/4580
10 E Tombstone 27 mph 1108 am 04/28 31.72n/109.88w/5013
12 SW Sierra Vista 27 mph 1016 am 04/28 31.42n/110.45w/5400
12 ESE Sierra Vista 27 mph 0943 am 04/28 31.47n/110.14w/4235
12 ENE Willcox 26 mph 1005 am 04/28 32.35n/109.67w/0
3 WSW Benson 26 mph 1032 am 04/28 31.94n/110.35w/0
13 NW Pirtleville 25 mph 1050 am 04/28 31.53n/109.69w/5300
17 NNW Pirtleville 25 mph 0930 am 04/28 31.60n/109.68w/4186
24 E Willcox 25 mph 1040 am 04/28 32.31n/109.42w/3675

... Graham County...
Safford Muni ap 30 mph 1015 am 04/28 32.85n/109.63w/3158
Dry Lake 24 mph 0927 am 04/28 33.36n/109.83w/7405
noon creek 23 mph 0937 am 04/28 32.67n/109.79w/4925

... Greenlee County...
1 NNE Duncan 24 mph 1107 am 04/28 32.75n/109.08w/3815
trail cabin 22 mph 0935 am 04/28 33.26n/109.37w/6250

... Pima County...
Davis Monthan AFB 32 mph 1054 am 04/28 32.33n/111.00w/2675
Tucson International Airport 31 mph 0905 am 04/28 32.13n/110.96w/2549
4 SW Tucson 31 mph 0948 am 04/28 32.14n/110.94w/2574
Ryan Field 31 mph 0945 am 04/28 32.12n/110.94w/2417
8 E Tucson 30 mph 1043 am 04/28 32.19n/110.74w/3041
Sasabe 29 mph 1005 am 04/28 31.69n/111.45w/3500
Marana Airport 28 mph 1055 am 04/28 32.41n/111.23w/0
18 WNW Benson 28 mph 1013 am 04/28 32.03n/110.61w/3559
5 W Oro Valley 26 mph 1117 am 04/28 32.42n/111.06w/2624
8 WNW Tucson 25 mph 0938 am 04/28 32.25n/111.03w/2404
11 NE Tucson 25 mph 1103 am 04/28 32.30n/110.74w/2867
Oro Valley 25 mph 1108 am 04/28 32.42n/110.98w/2805
14 se Tucson 25 mph 1103 am 04/28 32.05n/110.70w/3126
4 W Oro Valley 24 mph 1123 am 04/28 32.43n/111.04w/2749
8 E Tucson 23 mph 1100 am 04/28 32.22n/110.75w/2887
16 E Tucson 23 mph 1108 am 04/28 32.15n/110.61w/3425
7 ENE Tucson 23 mph 1104 am 04/28 32.25n/110.79w/2572
8 SSE Picture Rocks 23 mph 1123 am 04/28 32.24n/111.19w/2512
5 se Marana 23 mph 1050 am 04/28 32.36n/111.11w/2132
5 ENE Tucson 22 mph 1048 am 04/28 32.23n/110.80w/2695
3 E Green Valley 22 mph 0920 am 04/28 31.84n/110.96w/3013
6 NNW Tucson 22 mph 1047 am 04/28 32.28n/110.94w/2355
6 ENE Tucson 22 mph 1115 am 04/28 32.25n/110.79w/2559
6 E Tucson 22 mph 1048 am 04/28 32.21n/110.78w/2824
Rincon 22 mph 1037 am 04/28 32.21n/110.55w/8209

... Pinal County...
6 se Florence 21 mph 1023 am 04/28 32.96n/111.32w/1814
7 NNW Catalina 18 mph 1021 am 04/28 32.58n/110.92w/3441
7 N Avra Valley 18 mph 1045 am 04/28 32.55n/111.30w/1911

... Santa Cruz County...
3 SSW Patagonia 40 mph 1108 am 04/28 31.50n/110.77w/4170
13 NE Patagonia 33 mph 0920 am 04/28 31.70n/110.60w/4777
Nogales international airpor 32 mph 1004 am 04/28 31.42n/110.85w/3955
Patagonia 30 mph 1108 am 04/28 31.54n/110.74w/4009
AZ Elgin 5 S 23 mph 1000 am 04/28 31.59n/110.51w/4811

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


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