Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
218 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

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UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIERRA VISTA...BENSON
218 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY UPGRADED TO A HIGH WIND WARNING...IN EFFECT FROM
8 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MST
SATURDAY. THIS UPGRADES THE WIND ADVISORY WHICH WAS PREVIOUSLY IN
EFFECT.

* IMPACTS...WINDS COULD CAUSE TREE AND STRUCTURAL DAMAGE. STRONG
  CROSSWINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES. LOCATIONS DOWNWIND OF THE HUACHUCA MOUNTAINS
  WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO DAMAGING WINDS...INCLUDING HIGHWAY
  90. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO LIKELY IN THE BENSON AREA AND
  CROSSWINDS WILL ALSO AFFECT STATE ROUTE 80 FROM BENSON TO
  BISBEE.

* TIMING...INCREASING THIS EVENING AND PEAKING DURING THE LATE
  NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH THIS EVENING...THEN 35 TO 45
  MPH WITH GUSTS OF 60 TO 65 MPH OVERNIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR
HIGHER. SECURE TRASH CANS...LAWN FURNITURE...AND OTHER LOOSE OR
LIGHTWEIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS. HIGH WINDS CAN TOPPLE TREES...BLOW
WEAKENED ROOFS OFF HOUSES...AND DOWN POWER LINES. USE EXTREME
CAUTION WHEN DRIVING WHERE STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL AFFECT TRAVEL.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE...LOCAL
MEDIA...INTERNET OR SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLET FOR THE LATEST ON THIS
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT.

&&

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UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY-
EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NOGALES...WILLCOX
218 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MST
SATURDAY...

* IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE STRONG
  GUSTY WINDS. LOOSE AND UNSECURED OUTDOOR OBJECTS MAY ALSO BE
  BLOWN AWAY.

* TIMING...INCREASING THIS EVENING...PEAKING DURING THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* 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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WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-TUCSON METRO AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-SOUTHEAST PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AJO...ORGAN PIPE CACTUS N.M....SELLS...
TUCSON...GREEN VALLEY...MARANA...VAIL...PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK...
MAMMOTH...ORACLE
218 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM
MST SATURDAY...15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...THEN

* IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE STRONG
  GUSTY WINDS. LOOSE AND UNSECURED OUTDOOR OBJECTS MAY ALSO BE
  BLOWN AWAY.

* TIMING...INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING...PEAKING
  DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS INTO SATURDAY MORNING...BEFORE
  DIMINISHING AFTER SUNRISE ON SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
  TONIGHT...BECOMING WEST AND DIMINISHING SATURDAY MORNING.

* 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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