Benson, AZ (85602)

6:00 PM MST on April 25, 2017 (GMT -0700)
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Elev -9999 ft 0.00 °N, 0.00 °E | Updated 7 minutes ago

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Wind Variable Wind from North
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.60 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point Not available.
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Rainfall --
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5:40 AM 6:57 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KALK 260056Z AUTO 25019G28KT 10SM CLR 20/03 A2983 RMK AO2 PK WND 25037/0006 SLP022 T02000033
Pressure 29.60 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
5:40 AM 6:57 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KALK 260056Z AUTO 25019G28KT 10SM CLR 20/03 A2983 RMK AO2 PK WND 25037/0006 SLP022 T02000033

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Watches & Warnings

Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:38 PM MDT Apr. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Blowing dust advisory remains in effect until 8 PM MST this
evening...
... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM MST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a blowing dust
advisory, which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM MST
this evening.

* Impacts... strong winds will result in areas of dense
blowing dust along Interstate-10 near San Simon and the
Willcox Playa. Blowing dust can restrict visibilities below a
mile posing a significant hazard to motorists. In general,
winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for
high profile vehicles. In addition to roadway impacts, loose
and unsecured outdoor objects may be blown around.

* Timing... gusty winds will persist into this evening,
diminishing by 8 PM.

* Winds... southwest to west winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts to
near 50 mph in the afternoon.

* Visibility... dense blowing dust near San Simon may reduce
visibility to less than a half mile at times. Otherwise,
blowing dust will occasionally limit visibility to less than a
mile at times.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or greater
are expected in the valleys... or 35 mph or greater above
5000 feet. Higher gusts are also likely. This could make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will restrict
visibilities below one mile in some areas. Travelers are urged to
use caution. If you encounter localized dense blowing dust...
especially near plowed fields or construction sites... do not
drive into it if at all possible.






Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:14 PM MDT Apr. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MST this evening
for strong winds... low relative humidity and high fire danger for
northern portions of fire weather zones 150 and 151 including
southeast Pinal... north-central and eastern Pima counties... and
southeast fire weather zone 152 including eastern
Cochise... southeast Graham and southern Greenlee counties...

* affected area... the northern portions of fire weather zones 150
and 151 including southeast Pinal, north-central and eastern
Pima counties. This warning includes the Sawmill fire near the
Santa Rita Mountains. The southeast half of fire weather zone
152 including eastern Cochise, southwest Graham and southern
Greenlee counties. This includes the Chiricahua Mountains.

* Timing... the warning is in effect through 8 PM MST this evening.

* Winds... westerly 20-ft winds around 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
45 mph into this evening.

* Relative humidity... minimum values this afternoon between 12 and
17 percent.

* Impacts... the Sawmill fire and any other fires that develop or
are ongoing will have the potential to spread rapidly,
especially in areas with a high dead grass Load.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the fire weather warning and watch for portions of
Southeast Arizona.

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.