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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 1:59 AM PDT on March 30, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on March 31, 2017


... Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM MST /2 PM PDT/ this
afternoon to 11 PM MST /11 PM PDT/ this evening...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM MST /2 PM PDT/ this
afternoon to 11 PM MST /11 PM PDT/ this evening.

* Affected area... La Paz and Yuma counties including interstates
10 and 8.

* Timing... Thursday afternoon through late evening.

* Winds... west winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. The
strongest winds will be focused over La Paz and northern Yuma
counties.

* Impacts... strong winds will create difficult driving
conditions especially for high profile vehicles. Locally
reduced visibilities due to blowing dust possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of between
30 and 40 mph are expected, or wind gusts of between 40 and
58 mph. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. In addition, strong winds over desert
areas could result in briefly lowered visibilities to well under
a mile at times in blowing dust or blowing sand. Use extra
caution.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:56 AM PDT on March 30, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 30, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from 3 PM MST /3 PM PDT/ this
afternoon to 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ this evening for strong winds,
low relative humidity and high fire danger for the lower Colorado
River valley and southwest Arizona...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a red flag
warning for strong winds, low relative humidity and high fire
danger, which is in effect from 3 PM MST /3 PM PDT/ this
afternoon to 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ this evening.

* Affected area... Arizona fire weather zone 131 Yuma/Martinez Lake
and vicinity/lower Colorado River valley AZ, elevated and wind
prone locations of Arizona fire weather zone 132 south-central and
southwest deserts, and California fire weather zone 231 lower
Colorado River valley CA.

* Winds... west winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph near the
Colorado River Basin. The highest winds will be in areas of
elevated terrain. Winds 20 to 25 mph gusting to 35 mph in
Maricopa County.

* Timing... Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening

* relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... fuels are moderately dry and fire danger will quickly
become high Thursday afternoon. These conditions combined with
low relative humidity and strong winds will lead to widespread
hazardous fire weather conditions.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials and fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.





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