Severe Weather Alerts - Claypool, AZ

  • Red Flag Warning

    Red Flag Warning in effect from Thursday, 11:00 AM MST until Thursday, 8:00 PM MST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST
THURSDAY FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA DUE TO STRONG
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ARIZONA...SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
DESERTS AND SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST
FOOTHILLS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...BIO-FUELS IN THE DESERTS AND MOUNTAINS ARE BECOMING
DRIER...RESULTING IN HIGH FIRE DANGER. THESE CONDITIONS...
COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS...WILL
LEAD TO WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA. UNDER THESE CONDITIONS...
IF WILD-FIRES START...THEY CAN SPREAD VERY QUICKLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

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Claypool, AZ Radar