Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Fountain Hills/East Mesa (AZZ549) Arizona Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Wind Advisory Wind Advisory - Fountain Hills/East Mesa (Arizona)


Updated:Sun, 24-Jan-2021 12:15pm MST
Effective:Mon, 25-Jan-2021 10:00am MST
Expires:Mon, 25-Jan-2021 4:00pm MST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Aguila Valley; Apache Junction, Gold Canyon; Buckeye, Avondale; Cave Creek, New River; Central Phoenix; Deer Valley; Dripping Springs; East Valley; Fountain Hills, East Mesa; Gila Bend; Globe, Miami; Mazatzal Mountains; New River Mesa; North Phoenix, Glendale; Northwest Pinal County; Northwest Valley; Pinal, Superstition Mountains; Rio Verde, Salt River; San Carlos; Scottsdale, Paradise Valley; Sonoran Desert Natl Monument; South Mountain, Ahwatukee; Southeast Gila County; Southeast Valley, Queen Creek; Superior; Tonopah Desert; Tonto Basin; West Pinal County
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...wind advisory in effect from 10 am to 4 pm mst monday...
* what...south winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph expected. The strongest winds are likely along and ahead of a line of showers and thunderstorms.
* where...portions of south central arizona.
* when...from 10 am to 4 pm mst monday.
* impacts...difficult driving conditions, especially for larger vehicles traveling along roads with crosswinds. Light, unsecured objects may become airborne.
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