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Wind Advisory for Thursday December 7, 2017

Wind Advisory for Thursday December 7, 2017

RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST /3 PM PST/ THIS AFTERNOON FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR much of South-Central Arizona and Southeast California. 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 until 4 PM MST /3 PM PST/ this afternoon.

Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado
River Valley AZ, Central Deserts, Southern Gila County/Tonto
National Forest Foothills, Lower Colorado River Valley CA and
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County.

North 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45+ mph.

Now through 4 PM MST / 3 PM PST this afternoon.

As low as 5 to 10 percent.

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.


Please advise the appropriate officials and fire crews in the field of this red flag warning.

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