Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264 Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:35 PM MDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM MST this evening...

* timing... gusty southwest winds to continue through 7 PM MST
tonight.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 50 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. Additional weather
information is on the web at www.Weather.Gov/Flagstaff.




Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:33 AM MDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 PM MST this evening for 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 morning through this 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.



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Public Information Statement
Issued: 5:33 PM MDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Highest wind reports for Monday April 24th...

Location speed time/date
Window Rock Airport 48 mph 0349 PM 04/24
Flagstaff Airport 48 mph 0431 PM 04/24
Lupton 47 mph 0225 PM 04/24
St Johns Airport 46 mph 1254 PM 04/24
Heber-Overgaard 45 mph 0209 PM 04/24
Greer 44 mph 0235 PM 04/24
Woodruff 44 mph 0323 PM 04/24
Doney Park 43 mph 0430 PM 04/24
Williams Airport 43 mph 1235 PM 04/24

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.


300 PM MST Mon Apr 24 2017

... Highest wind gusts reported as of 3 p.M. Monday...

Location speed time/date
Concho 54 mph 1256 PM 04/24
St Johns Airport 52 mph 0109 PM 04/24
Springerville Municipal airp 51 mph 0915 am 04/24
Show Low 47 mph 0235 PM 04/24
Window Rock Airport 47 mph 0140 PM 04/24
Two Guns 46 mph 0127 PM 04/24
Lupton 46 mph 0115 PM 04/24
Heber-Overgaard 46 mph 0154 PM 04/24
Winslow Airport 45 mph 1225 PM 04/24
I-40 @ Pine Springs 45 mph 0102 PM 04/24
Petrified Forest 44 mph 0104 PM 04/24
I-40 @ Ash Fork hill 41 mph 1243 PM 04/24
Winslow 40 mph 0121 PM 04/24


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.