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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:18 AM MDT on March 28, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on March 28, 2017


... Wind Advisory in effect from 7 am this morning to 7 PM MST
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 7 am this morning to 7 PM MST
this evening.

* Affected area... portions of La Paz and northern Yuma counties,
including I-10 and and Highway 95.

* Timing... windy conditions will develop this morning and continue
into early this evening.

* Winds... northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Impacts... strong northwesterly Crosswinds affecting both
north/south and east/west oriented roads. Locally reduced
visibilities due to areas of blowing dust creating hazardous
driving conditions. High profile vehicles will be most
susceptible.

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 3:28 AM PDT on March 28, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on March 28, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon MST /noon PDT/
today to 7 PM MST /7 PM PDT/ this evening for strong winds, low
relative humidity and high fire danger for the lower Colorado
River valley and southwestern deserts of Arizona...

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

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing... this afternoon into early this evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... fine fuels will quickly dry out this afternoon across
southwestern Arizona. These conditions combined with low
relative humidity and gusty winds will lead to a high fire danger
for a few hours.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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




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Arizona - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Watch, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Frost Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement
District of Columbia - Public Information Statement
Florida - Special Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Watch
Iowa - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Watch, Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Areal Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Flood Warning
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Special Statement
Tennessee - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Virginia - Public Information Statement
Washington - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
West Virginia - Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement

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