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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:25 PM MDT on April 26, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 29, 2017


... High wind watch in effect from Thursday evening through
Saturday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through Saturday
afternoon.

* Timing... strong winds will develop by late Thursday
evening... peak in intensity Friday... and linger into Saturday
morning before weakening late Saturday afternoon.

* Winds... north winds of 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph are
possible. Especially wind prone locations near Laughlin may see
localized gusts to near 70 mph.

* Impacts... strong winds will create dangerous boating conditions
on area lakes. These winds will create very choppy waters and
generate large waves which could capsize or swamp vessels.
Strong wind gusts may cause localized wind damage to structures
and will destroy any unsecured items left outside.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch is issued when there is potential for a
hazardous high wind event. Continue to monitor forecasts for the
latest forecast information.




Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:53 PM MDT on April 26, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday evening for strong winds and low rh for fire weather
zones 101, 229, and 466...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday evening for the Colorado River valley.

* Affected area... in Arizona... fire weather zone 101. In
California... fire weather zone 229. In Nevada... fire weather
zone 466.

* Timing... strong winds will begin Friday morning, peak Friday
afternoon, and possibly lull Friday night before picking up
again during the day Saturday. Winds will decrease Saturday
night.

* Wind... north winds gusting as high as 60 mph on Friday, and 40
to 50 mph on Saturday.

* Humidity... five to 10 percent each afternoon.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.




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Alabama - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Arizona - High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Connecticut - Dense Fog Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Record Report
Indiana - Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Kansas - Frost Advisory , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement , Dense Fog Advisory
Massachusetts - Dense Fog Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Missouri - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Nebraska - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
New Mexico - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
New York - Dense Fog Advisory
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Rhode Island - Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Record Report
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory

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