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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

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (KIWA)

Lat: 33.31667°NLon: 111.65°WElev: 1381ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 13%
Wind Speed S 7 MPH
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 35.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 9:50 am MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Gilbert AZ

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

    Today: Areas of blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Areas Blowing
    Dust and
    Breezy

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of blowing dust before 9pm. Clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Dust and
    Breezy then
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Areas of blowing dust before 9pm. Clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 95. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Gilbert AZ
 33.37°N 111.73°W (Elev. 1289 ft)
8:33 am MST Apr 19, 2018
10am MST Apr 19, 2018-6pm MST Apr 25, 2018
 
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