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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
218 PM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

AZZ507>509-511>513-281400-
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Upper San Pedro River Valley-
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-Upper Gila River Valley-
Galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains-Chiricahua Mountains-
Dragoon and Mule and Huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains-
Including the cities of Sierra Vista, Benson, Willcox, Clifton,
Safford, Mount Graham, Chiricahua NM, Bisbee, and Canelo Hills
218 PM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM MST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 7 PM MST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Motorists of high profile vehicles should exercise
  caution while driving. Sudden gusts of wind may cause motorists
  to lose control of their vehicles. In addition...loose and
  unsecured outdoor objects may be blown around.

* AFFECTED AREA...Cochise, Southern Graham, Southern Greenlee and
  far Eastern Santa Cruz counties.

* TIMING...Winds will begin to increase Tuesday mid-morning, with
  the strongest wind developing in the higher elevations late
  Tuesday morning, then across the valley locations in the early
  afternoon. Winds will diminish Tuesday evening.

* WINDS...Sustained west winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts of 45
  mph becoming northwest in the late afternoon.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit weather.gov/Tucson
  and click on the DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or greater
are expected in the valleys...or 35 mph or greater above
5000 feet. Higher gusts are also likely. This could make driving
difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

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