Weather Alerts for Gila County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
GILA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Mazatzal Mountains - Pinal, Superstition Mountains - Southeast Gila County
Effective: Mon, 2/19 11:00am Updated: Mon, 2/19 4:40am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 2/19 9:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MST
THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 9 PM MST
this evening.
* AFFECTED AREA...The higher terrain of eastern Maricopa, Pinal
and southern Gila Counties including the Mazatzal and
Superstition Mountains.
* TIMING...Now through this evening.
* WINDS...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds will create difficult and hazardous
driving conditions, especially for high profile vehicles.

Information:
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.