Weather Alerts for Apache County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
APACHE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Black Mesa Area - Grand Canyon Country - Kaibab Plateau - Marble and Glen Canyons - Northeast Plateaus and Mesas Hwy 264 Northward - Western Mogollon Rim
Effective: Wed, 5/24 3:04pm Updated: Wed, 5/24 10:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 5/25 8:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR COCONINO AND APACHE
COUNTIES...
The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM MST Thursday.
* 20 FOOT WIND...West-southwest 20 to 25 MPH gusting to 40 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 14 percent.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Information:
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.

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
APACHE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Chinle Valley - Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau - Coconino Plateau - Eastern Mogollon Rim - Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County - Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County - Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County - Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264 - White Mountains
Effective: Wed, 5/24 3:04pm Updated: Wed, 5/24 10:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 5/25 8:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST
THURSDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR MOST OF
NORTHEAST ARIZONA...
* 20 FOOT WIND...West-southwest 20 to 25 MPH gusting to 40 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 14 percent.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Information:
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.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
APACHE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Black Mesa Area - Chinle Valley - Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau - Coconino Plateau - Eastern Mogollon Rim - Grand Canyon Country - Kaibab Plateau - Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County - Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County - Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County - Marble and Glen Canyons - Northeast Plateaus and Mesas Hwy 264 Northward - Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264 - Western Mogollon Rim - White Mountains
Effective: Wed, 5/24 3:15pm Updated: Wed, 5/24 10:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 5/25 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST
THURSDAY...
* TIMING...Winds will increase Thursday through the daylight
hours as strong winds mix to the surface.
* WINDS...Sustained southwest winds of 20 to 35 mph with gusts of
40 to 50 mph are expected from late morning through the early
evening hours Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will make travel in high profile
vehicles difficult. Strong winds may result in areas of
blowing dust and reduced visibility.

Information:
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph...or
gusts from 40 to 57 mph...are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles.
Consider securing loose belongings on your property. Additional
weather information is on the web at www.weather.gov/flagstaff.