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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 11:20 AM PDT on March 27, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on March 28, 2017


... Wind Advisory now in effect from 6 PM this evening to 3 PM PDT
Tuesday...

* affected area... eastern Riverside County, Joshua Tree National
Park, and northern Imperial County. This includes Interstate
10 from Blythe toward the Coachella Valley. The higher
elevations will likely see the strongest winds.

* Timing... this evening through Tuesday mid-afternoon.

* Winds... winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts generally up to 40
mph. Gusts as high as 50 mph will be possible in Joshua Tree
National Park later tonight and early Tuesday.

* Impacts... strong Crosswinds initially affecting north/south
oriented roads this evening and then affecting east/west
oriented roads after midnight into Tuesday. 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 12:52 PM PDT on March 27, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on March 28, 2017


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

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a red flag
warning for strong winds, low relative humidity and high fire
danger, which is in effect from noon MST /noon PDT/ to 7 PM MST
/7 PM PDT/ Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... Arizona fire weather zone 131 Yuma/Martinez Lake
and vicinity/lower Colorado River valley AZ, Arizona fire
weather zone 132 southwest deserts and California fire weather
zone 231 lower Colorado River valley CA. This includes areas
west of Maricopa County, including Yuma and La Paz counties.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing... Tuesday afternoon.

* Relative humidity... as low as 5 to 10 percent.

* Impacts... fuels remain somewhat moist, though fire danger may
quickly become high Tuesday afternoon. These conditions combined
with low relative humidity and strong winds may lead to hazardous
fire weather conditions 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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Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Frost Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut -
Georgia -
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Watch
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Public Information Statement
Massachusetts -
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
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
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Oregon - Flood Warning
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch
Rhode Island -
South Carolina - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
South Dakota - Special Statement
Tennessee - Dense Fog Advisory
Texas - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Utah - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Statement , Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Statement , Dense Fog Advisory

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