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Arizona, Galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains including Mount Graham

Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory

Statement as of 1:13 PM MDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 28, 2017


... Blowing dust advisory in effect from noon to 8 PM MST Friday...
... Wind Advisory in effect from noon to 8 PM MST Friday...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a blowing dust
advisory, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MST Friday. A Wind
Advisory has also been issued. This Wind Advisory is in effect
from noon to 8 PM MST Friday.

* Impacts... strong winds will result in areas 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... winds will increase by late morning, with the strongest
winds during the afternoon hours.

* Winds... southwest to west winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts to
near 50 mph in the afternoon.

* Visibility... dense blowing dust near portions of I-10 east of
Willcox may reduce visibility to less than a half mile at
times. Otherwise, blowing dust will occasionally limit
visibility to less than a mile.

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

* current air pollution levels are available from the Pima
County department of environmental quality website at
www.Pima.Gov/deq or by calling (520) 724-7446

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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.






Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 1:24 PM MDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 28, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM MST this evening
for gusty winds... low humidity and very high fire danger for fire
weather zones 151 and 152...
... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am to 8 PM MST
Friday for high winds and very high fire danger for fire weather
zones 151 and 152...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening for gusty winds... low humidity and very high fire
danger for fire weather zones 151 and 152...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening.

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM MST today. A red
flag warning is also in effect from 10 am to 8 PM MST Friday.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 151 and 152.

* Timing... the red flag warnings will be in effect through 7 PM
MST this evening, and again Friday from 10 am to 8 PM MST. The
watch will be in effect Saturday from noon to 8 PM MST.


* Winds... westerly wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts near 35 mph,
especially across higher terrain including the Whetstone
Mountains. The wind will quickly ease this evening just after
sunset. On Friday, stronger southwest to west winds will develop
during the morning hours and last longer into the evening, with
another round Saturday afternoon and evening.

* Relative humidity... minimum humidity levels today will range
from 11 to 16 percent. Minimum humidity levels Friday will range
from around 8 to 12 percent western areas to 14 to 21 percent in
eastern areas.

* Impacts... any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly, especially Friday under the
influence of very strong winds.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Fire Weather Watch for portions of Southeast
Arizona.







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