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Arizona, Eastern Cochise County Below 5000 Feet including Douglas/Willcox

Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:20 AM MDT on April 25, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2017


... Blowing dust advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 PM MST this evening for northern Cochise County...

... Wind Advisory now in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM
MST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a blowing dust
advisory, which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM MST
this evening.

* Impacts... strong winds may result in localized plumes of dense
blowing dust along Interstate-10 near San Simon and the Willcox
Playa. Blowing dust can restrict visibilities below a mile
posing a significant hazard to motorists. In general, winds this
strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles. In addition to roadway impacts, loose and unsecured
outdoor objects may be blown around.

* Timing... gusty winds will develop shortly after 9 am MST this
morning, strengthen by noon MST and persist into this evening.

* Winds... southwest to west winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to near
45 mph in the afternoon.

* Visibility... dense blowing dust near San Simon may reduce
visibility to less than a half mile at times. Otherwise, blowing
dust will occasionally limit visibility to less than a mile at
times.

* 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.

A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will restrict
visibilities below one mile in some areas. Travelers are urged to
use caution. If you encounter localized dense blowing dust...
especially near plowed fields or construction sites... do not
drive into it if at all possible.






Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:59 AM MDT on April 25, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2017


... Red flag warning now in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM
MST this evening for strong winds... low relative humidity and
high fire danger for southeast fire weather zone 152 including
eastern Cochise... southeast Graham and southern Greenlee
counties...

* affected area... the southeast half of fire weather zone 152
including eastern Cochise, southwest Graham and southern
Greenlee counties. This includes the Chiricahua Mountains.

* Timing... the warning is in effect from 11 am MST this morning
through 8 PM MST this evening.

* Winds... sustained 20-foot winds from the southwest 15 to 25 mph
with gusts to 35 mph will begin around 9 am MST. Winds will then
become west 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph during the
afternoon hours.

* Relative humidity... expect slightly higher relative humidity
with minimum values in the afternoon between 12 and 17 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly, especially in areas with a high
dead grass Load.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the fire weather warning and watch for portions of
Southeast Arizona.

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.



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