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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
1030 PM MST THU APR 24 2014

AZZ005-009>014-039-040-251330-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WI.Y.0011.140425T1900Z-140426T0400Z/
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAGE...CHINLE...KAYENTA...WINDOW ROCK...
GANADO...WINSLOW...HOLBROOK...SNOWFLAKE...ST. JOHNS...
SPRINGERVILLE...DILKON
1030 PM MST THU APR 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS
  ARE EXPECTED TO BE LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 TO 45
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...AREAS OF BLOWING DUST MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO
  NEAR ONE MILE AT TIMES. DRIVING MAY ALSO BE DIFFICULT DUE TO
  CROSS WINDS...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
GUSTS FROM 40 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
CONSIDER SECURING LOOSE BELONGINGS ON YOUR PROPERTY. ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
350 PM MST THU APR 24 2014

AZZ004>018-037>040-251330-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
350 PM MST THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ON FRIDAY....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS FROM 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED FROM THE WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM NORTH TO THE
UTAH BORDER WHERE A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. AREAS OF BLOWING
DUST MAY AFFECT NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA. DRY CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE
WITH GUSTY WINDS TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ACROSS NORTHEAST ARIZONA...AND A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT.

FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...A STRONG LATE SEASON COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN ARIZONA. VERY STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS
ARE EXPECTED WITH THE FRONT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW ARE FORECAST
WITH THUNDERSTORMS ALSO POSSIBLE. SNOW LEVELS SHOULD FALL TO
AROUND 5500 FEET LATE SATURDAY MORNING IN COCONINO AND YAVAPAI
COUNTIES. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE FORECAST ABOVE
6000 FEET WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS ABOVE 8000 FEET. SURFACE
TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE WARM ENOUGH TO ALLOW FOR MELTING OF SNOW
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...LEADING TO VARIABILITY IN SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO CONTINUE SATURDAY EVENING...THEN TAPERING
OFF OVERNIGHT.

ON SUNDAY...EXPECT CLEARING CONDITIONS FROM WEST TO EAST WITH GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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