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

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 6:54 PM MDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MST
Monday for strong winds and low relative humidity...

... Red flag warning will expire at 7 PM MST this evening for
strong winds and low relative humidity...

* affected areas... most of northeast Arizona along and north of
the eastern Mogollon Rim.

* 20 foot wind... southwest winds increasing to 20 to 30 mph with
gusts 35 to 45 mph from late Monday morning through Monday

* Relative humidity... 8 to 15 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

Please notify field crews of this red flag warning.

Public Information Statement
Issued: 5:53 PM MDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind reports...

Location speed time/date lat/Lon
Flagstaff Airport 46 mph 0154 PM 04/23 35.14n/111.67w
Grand Canyon Airport 45 mph 0237 PM 04/23 35.95n/112.15w
Lupton 44 mph 0215 PM 04/23 35.35n/109.06w
Heber-Overgaard 44 mph 0235 PM 04/23 34.40n/110.53w
Williams Airport 43 mph 0415 PM 04/23 35.30n/112.20w
Two Guns 42 mph 0407 PM 04/23 35.12n/111.10w
Doney Park 42 mph 0510 PM 04/23 35.28n/111.50w
Show Low 41 mph 0315 PM 04/23 34.26n/110.01w
Doney Park 41 mph 0400 PM 04/23 35.28n/111.50w
St Johns Airport 40 mph 1227 PM 04/23 34.52n/109.38w
fraziers well 40 mph 0327 PM 04/23 35.85n/113.06w

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.