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Arizona, Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista/Benson

Wind Advisory

Statement as of 1:54 PM MDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 26, 2014


... Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am to 7 PM MST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 11 am to 7 PM MST Saturday.

* Impacts... there is the potential for hazardous driving
conditions to result from isolated areas of blowing dust.
Driving may also be difficult for high profile vehicles.

* Timing... winds will increase during the late morning hours with
the strongest winds during the afternoon Saturday. Winds will
taper off in the early evening. The advisory is in effect from
11 am to 7 PM MST Saturday.

* Winds... west winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph.
The higher wind speeds will occur in and near the mountains.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or greater
are expected in the valleys... or 35 mph or greater above
5000 feet. Higher gusts are also likely. This could make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.





Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 1:37 PM MDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 26, 2014


... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM to 7 PM MST Friday for
low relative humidity... strong winds and a high fire danger for
southwest Cochise and eastern Santa Cruz counties...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 2 PM to 7 PM MST Friday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... southeast portions of fire zone 151... including
southwest Cochise and eastern Santa Cruz counties.

* Timing... Friday from 2 PM to 7 PM MST.

* Winds... southwest 18 to 23 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... relative humidities ranging from 7 to 14
percent.

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

* 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 will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures 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.






1127 am MST Thu Apr 24 2014

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Friday evening for low relative humidity... strong winds
and a high fire danger...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning
through Saturday evening for low relative humidity... strong winds
and a high fire danger...

A Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Friday evening and Saturday morning through Saturday
evening.

* Affected area... the watch on Friday is for the southern third of
fire zone 152... or the southern portions of Cochise County. The
watch on Saturday is for the eastern half of fire zone 152... or
east of a Douglas to Safford line below 5000 ft.

* Timing... Friday afternoon into the early evening and Saturday
morning into the early evening.

* Winds... winds Friday from the southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts
to 40 mph. Winds Saturday from the west 25 to 30 mph with gusts
between 45 to 50 mph.

* Relative humidity... very low relative humidities Friday between
7 to 14 percent. Higher relative humidity Saturday between 13 and
17 percent.

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

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Fire Weather Watch for portions of Southeast
Arizona.






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