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  • High Wind Watch for Eastern Mogollon Rim County, Arizona
  • High Wind Watch issued April 14 at 9:38PM MST until April 15 at 10:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 9:38 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 7 p.m.
  • ...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...
    AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS TO
    MUCH OF NORTHERN ARIZONA MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THE STRONGEST
    WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...THE
    NORTHERN SLOPES OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS AND PORTIONS OF THE
    MOGOLLON RIM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. AREAS OF BLOWING
    DUST MAY ALSO AFFECT TRAVEL ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHEAST ARIZONA...
    INCLUDING INTERSTATE 40.
    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM MST
    MONDAY...
    ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
    TUESDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY MID MORNING MONDAY AND
    CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY EVENING.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS 45 TO 55 MPH...
    INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 55 TO 65 MPH LATE
    MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.
    * IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
    ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE
    AND SPOTTY POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST
    GUSTS. AREAS OF DENSE BLOWING DUST ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
    LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...AFFECTING TRAVEL ALONG
    INTERSTATE 40.