Severe Weather Alerts - Cochise, AZ

  • Red Flag Warning

    Red Flag Warning in effect from Friday, 12:00 PM MST until Friday, 8:00 PM MST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MST FRIDAY FOR
STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND A HIGH FIRE
DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 152 AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF ZONE
153 INCLUDING EASTERN COCHISE...GRAHAM AND SOUTHERN GREENLEE
COUNTIES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MST FRIDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152 AND SOUTHERN FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 153.

* TIMING...12 PM THROUGH 8 PM FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20-FT WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
MPH FRIDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DAYTIME MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
FRIDAY WILL RANGE BETWEEN 5 AND 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP OR ARE ONGOING WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO SPREAD RAPIDLY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. A
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY
VEGETATION WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID AND ERRATIC FIRE
GROWTH.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA.

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Cochise, AZ Radar