Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
416 AM MST MON APR 25 2016

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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-
416 AM MST MON APR 25 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

VERY STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY MID MORNING AND
CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING. A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT
FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM MST FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
ARIZONA WITH WIND GUSTS 55 TO 65 MPH. ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE STATE,
A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTS 40 TO 55 MPH. THE STRONG
WIND WILL COMBINE WITH LOW HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA WHERE A RED FLAG
WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED. IN ADDITION, SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM AROUND FLAGSTAFF NORTHWARD TODAY.
SOME LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE KAIBAB
PLATEAU ABOVE 7000 FEET AND THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN
FRANCISCO PEAKS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

ADDITIONAL STORM SYSTEMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AND
AGAIN SUNDAY. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS ALONG WITH
SOME AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ON THESE DAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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