Weather Alerts for Phoenix

Issued by the National Weather Service

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
PHOENIX

Areas Affected:
Central Deserts - Southern Gila County, Tonto National Forest Foothills
Effective: Wed, 4/26 2:12pm Updated: Wed, 4/26 8:30pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Fri, 4/28 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR THE CENTRAL DESERTS AND SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY...
The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for strong winds, low relative humidity and high fire danger,
which is in effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening.
* AFFECTED AREA...Central Deserts including the Phoenix metro and
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills.
* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* TIMING...Friday 3PM MST TO 8PM MST.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 6 percent.
* IMPACTS...Fuels are dry and fire danger is high. These
conditions combined with low relative humidity and strong winds
will lead to widespread hazardous fire weather conditions.

Information:
Please advise the appropriate officials and fire crews in the
field of this fire weather watch.