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WWUS75 KTWC 182133
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
233 PM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

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Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Southeast Pinal County-
Upper San Pedro River Valley-
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-Upper Gila River Valley-
White Mountains of Graham and Greenlee Counties-
Galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains-Chiricahua Mountains-
Dragoon and Mule and Huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains-
Catalina and Rincon Mountains-
Including the cities of Mammoth, Oracle, Sierra Vista, Benson,
Willcox, Clifton, Safford, Hannagan Meadow, Mount Graham,
Chiricahua NM, Bisbee, Canelo Hills, Madera Canyon, Mount Lemmon,
and Summerhaven
233 PM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 11 PM MST MONDAY...

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

* IMPACTS...A weather system will be moving through Arizona Monday
  and will cause strong southwest to west winds. Winds this
  strong can cause minor tree damage, isolated power outages, move
  light weight objects like patio furniture, and create driving
  difficulties with high profile vehicles.

* TIMING...Wind speeds will start to increase Monday morning and
  reach Advisory levels around noon and continue into the late
  evening before diminishing below Advisory levels after 11 pm
  Monday.

* WINDS...Southwest to west winds increasing to 10-20 mph Monday
  morning and reaching 25-30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph by noon
  into the late evening in the Advisory area. After 11pm Monday
  winds will decrease below Advisory levels from West to East.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon

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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