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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Scottsdale Airport (KSDL)

Lat: 33.61235°NLon: 111.92316°WElev: 1430ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 6:35 am MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Fort Mcdowell AZ

Red Flag Warning April 19, 12:00pm until April 19, 08:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. Windy, with a light and variable wind becoming southwest 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 91. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 81. Windy, with a light and variable wind becoming southwest 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 91. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Fort Mcdowell AZ
 33.65°N 111.72°W (Elev. 1736 ft)
5:04 am MST Apr 19, 2018
7am MST Apr 19, 2018-6pm MST Apr 25, 2018
 
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