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Blowing Dust Advisory
AZZ508-509-511-512-290300-
/O.CON.KTWC.DU.Y.0011.170428T1900Z-170429T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0007.170428T1900Z-170429T0300Z/
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-Upper Gila River Valley-
Galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains-Chiricahua Mountains-
Including the cities of Willcox, Douglas, Clifton, Safford,
Mount Graham, and Chiricahua NM
1037 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* 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 later this 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 Warning
AZZ133-290045-
/O.COR.KPSR.FW.W.0005.170428T2200Z-170429T0400Z/
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
540 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY...

* AFFECTED AREA...Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest
Foothills.

* WINDS...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...Friday 3PM TO 9PM MST.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 9 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fuels are dry and fire danger is high to very high.
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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
AZZ132-290045-
/O.COR.KPSR.FW.W.0005.170428T1800Z-170429T0400Z/
Central Deserts-
540 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA...

* AFFECTED AREA...Central Deserts of south central Arizona.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...Today from 11AM TO 9PM MST.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 6 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fuels are dry and fire danger is high to very high.
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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
AZZ150-290300-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170429T0300Z/
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O'Odham Nation-TDC-
1040 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 150...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 150.

* TIMING...The Red Flag Warning is from 10 AM to 8 PM MST today.

* WINDS...Strong southwest to west winds of 20 to 25 mph with
gusts to 40 mph will develop by late this morning and last
well into the evening.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity levels today will range
from around 8 to 14 percent.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly.

* 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.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Warning
AZZ151-152-290300-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170429T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.A.0005.170429T1900Z-170430T0300Z/
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
1040 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS 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...

* AFFECTED AREA...All of fire weather zones 151 and 152 for the
Warning today. The southeast part of zone 151 and most of 152
for the Fire Weather Watch on Saturday.

* TIMING...The Red Flag warning will be in effect from 10 AM to
8 PM MST today. The Watch will be in effect Saturday from
Noon to 8 PM MST.

* WINDS...Strong southwest to west winds of 20 to 30 mph with
gusts to 45 mph will develop during the morning hours today
and last well into the evening. Another round of somewhat
lighter winds area forecast Saturday afternoon and evening.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity levels today will range
from around 8 to 12 percent western areas to 14 to 21 percent
in eastern areas. For Saturday minimum humidity levels will
generally be 7 to 12 percent area wide.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly 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.

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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Watch
AZZ151-152-290300-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170429T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.A.0005.170429T1900Z-170430T0300Z/
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
1040 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS 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...

* AFFECTED AREA...All of fire weather zones 151 and 152 for the
Warning today. The southeast part of zone 151 and most of 152
for the Fire Weather Watch on Saturday.

* TIMING...The Red Flag warning will be in effect from 10 AM to
8 PM MST today. The Watch will be in effect Saturday from
Noon to 8 PM MST.

* WINDS...Strong southwest to west winds of 20 to 30 mph with
gusts to 45 mph will develop during the morning hours today
and last well into the evening. Another round of somewhat
lighter winds area forecast Saturday afternoon and evening.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity levels today will range
from around 8 to 12 percent western areas to 14 to 21 percent
in eastern areas. For Saturday minimum humidity levels will
generally be 7 to 12 percent area wide.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly 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.

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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
AZZ533-534-537-538-540-542>544-546-548-550-551-553>555-559-282300-
/O.EXB.KPSR.WI.Y.0014.170428T2300Z-170429T0300Z/
Central La Paz-Aguila Valley-Northwest Valley-Tonopah Desert-
Buckeye/Avondale-Deer Valley-Central Phoenix-
North Phoenix/Glendale-Scottsdale/Paradise Valley-East Valley-
South Mountain/Ahwatukee-Southeast Valley/Queen Creek-
Northwest Pinal County-West Pinal County-
Apache Junction/Gold Canyon-Sonoran Desert Natl Monument-
Including the cities of Brenda, Harcuvar, Quartzsite, Vicksburg,
Vicksburg Junction, Salome, Aguila, Gladden, Wickenburg,
Circle City, Surprise, Wittmann, Beardsley, Sun City West,
Arlington, Hassayampa, Tonopah, Wintersburg, Avondale, Cashion,
Goodyear, Liberty, Peoria, Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Mesa,
Chandler, Tempe, Gilbert, Sun Lakes, Queen Creek, Casa Grande,
Cactus Forest, Florence, Coolidge, and Apache Junction
243 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017 /243 AM PDT Fri Apr 28 2017/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM MST /4 PM PDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 4 PM MST /4 PM PDT/ this
afternoon to 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Lower desert elevations of central and south-
central Arizona, including the Phoenix Metropolitan area.

* TIMING...Late afternoon through early evening.

* WINDS...West winds near 30 mph with gusts 40 to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong gusty cross-winds will create dangerous
driving conditions for high profile vehicles especially those
driving along north to south oriented roads. Gusty winds may
also kick up areas of dense blowing dust resulting in sharply
restricted visibilities.

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. Use extra caution.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
AZZ552-557-558-560>563-282300-
/O.CON.KPSR.WI.Y.0014.170428T2100Z-170429T0300Z/
Superior-Mazatzal Mountains-Pinal/Superstition Mountains-
San Carlos-Dripping Springs-Globe/Miami-Southeast Gila County-
Including the cities of Superior, Sunflower, San Carlos, Peridot,
Hayden, Winkelman, Globe, and Miami
243 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...Portions of southern Gila County. Especially
near ridge tops and through terrain gaps.

* TIMING...This afternoon through early evening.

* WINDS...West winds near 30 mph with gusts around 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving through mountain passes may be extremely
difficult for high profile vehicles. Unhealthy trees or large
tree branches may fall due to these strong winds.

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. Use extra caution.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
AZZ508-509-511-512-290300-
/O.CON.KTWC.DU.Y.0011.170428T1900Z-170429T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0007.170428T1900Z-170429T0300Z/
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-Upper Gila River Valley-
Galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains-Chiricahua Mountains-
Including the cities of Willcox, Douglas, Clifton, Safford,
Mount Graham, and Chiricahua NM
1037 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* 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 later this 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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
AZZ503>507-510-513-514-290300-
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0007.170428T1900Z-170429T0300Z/
Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Southeast Pinal County-
Upper San Pedro River Valley-
White Mountains of Graham and Greenlee Counties-
Dragoon and Mule and Huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains-
Catalina and Rincon Mountains-
Including the cities of Mammoth, Oracle, Sierra Vista, Benson,
Hannagan Meadow, Bisbee, Canelo Hills, Madera Canyon,
Mount Lemmon, and Summerhaven
1037 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles. In addition...loose and
unsecured outdoor objects may be blown around. Localized
blowing dust will be possible, especially near loose dry
soils. Blowing dust may briefly reduce visibilities below a
mile.

* TIMING...Winds will increase by later this 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.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
weather.gov/Tucson and click on the DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$


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