Chinle Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Dust Storm Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:31 AM MDT Apr. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Dust Storm Warning remains in effect until 8 PM MST this
evening...
... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM MST this evening...

* timing... southwest winds will strengthen through the afternoon
hours. Winds will begin to decrease around sunset tonight.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph, with gusts to 55 mph.

* Visibility... expect visibilities to be reduced at times to
less than one quarter mile in areas of blowing dust.

* Impacts... cross winds could cause difficult travel on area
roadways. Visibilities can quickly drop to less than one
quarter mile in blowing dust. Avoid travel if at all possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dust Storm Warning means visibilities are less than one quarter
mile due to blowing dust. Travel could become extremely
dangerous. Persons with respiratory problems should make
preparations to stay indoors until the storm passes.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph... or
gusts from 40 to 57 mph... are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.
Consider securing loose belongings on your property. Additional
weather information is on the web at www.Weather.Gov/Flagstaff.






Public Information Statement
Issued: 2:32 PM MDT Apr. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Highest wind gust reports as of 230 PM MST...

Location speed time/date
Springerville Airport 71 mph 1255 PM 04/19
8 SW Concho 65 mph 0109 PM 04/19
Winslow Airport 63 mph 0105 PM 04/19
Two Guns 62 mph 1233 PM 04/19
Heber-Overgaard 61 mph 1013 am 04/19
Limestone Canyon 59 mph 0124 PM 04/19
Show Low 56 mph 1015 am 04/19
I-40 @ Jackrabbit 53 mph 0143 PM 04/19
Lupton 53 mph 1233 PM 04/19
Window Rock Airport 51 mph 0133 PM 04/19
Cosnino 50 mph 1150 am 04/19
Petrified Forest 49 mph 1233 PM 04/19
Williams Airport 49 mph 0215 PM 04/19
I-40 @ Pine Springs 49 mph 0153 PM 04/19
Clints Well 49 mph 0102 PM 04/19
Flagstaff Airport 47 mph 0939 am 04/19
Heber-Overgaard 47 mph 1046 am 04/19
Page Airport 46 mph 0149 PM 04/19
St Johns Airport 46 mph 1219 PM 04/19
Greer 45 mph 0135 PM 04/19
I-40 @ Crookton 45 mph 0143 PM 04/19
I-40 @ Ash Fork hill 45 mph 1213 PM 04/19
Grand Canyon Airport 44 mph 0141 PM 04/19
Prescott Airport 44 mph 0141 PM 04/19
Parks 44 mph 0950 am 04/19
Pinetop-Lakeside 43 mph 1000 am 04/19
fraziers well 43 mph 0127 PM 04/19
humbug creek 41 mph 0148 PM 04/19
Prescott Airport 41 mph 0152 PM 04/19
Kykotsmovi Village 41 mph 1213 PM 04/19
Sunset Point 40 mph 1253 PM 04/19
Promontory Butte 40 mph 0149 PM 04/19
Cornville 40 mph 0151 PM 04/19


Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


1139 am MST Thu Apr 19 2018

... Peak wind gust reports through 11 am MST Thursday...

Location speed time/date
2 ESE Heber-Overgaard 61 mph 1013 am 04/19
6 NE Heber-Overgaard 60 mph 1053 am 04/19
Show Low 56 mph 1015 am 04/19
1 W Two Guns 51 mph 1053 am 04/19
1 NNE Cosnino 50 mph 1110 am 04/19
Flagstaff Airport 47 mph 0939 am 04/19
Springerville Airport 47 mph 0955 am 04/19
Limestone Canyon 46 mph 1024 am 04/19
4 NNW Clints Well 45 mph 1002 am 04/19
Winslow Airport 45 mph 1041 am 04/19
1 NNW Pinetop-Lakeside 43 mph 1000 am 04/19
I-40 @ Jackrabbit 43 mph 1023 am 04/19
Arizona snowbowl 42 mph 1020 am 04/19
Grand Canyon Airport 41 mph 1039 am 04/19
Williams Airport 40 mph 0955 am 04/19
Petrified Forest 40 mph 1043 am 04/19
I-40 @ Crookton (10 ESE seli 40 mph 0943 am 04/19
Sedona Airport 39 mph 0955 am 04/19
Cottonwood 39 mph 1015 am 04/19
St Johns Airport 36 mph 1027 am 04/19
Prescott Airport 36 mph 1052 am 04/19

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.