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

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 6:57 PM MDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from noon to 7 PM MST Monday...

* timing... gusty southwest winds to develop Monday after 12 noon
MST and continue through 7 PM MST.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Impacts... winds this strong can make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles. Consider securing loose
belongings on your property

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: 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
evening.

* 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
behavior.

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.