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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Northwest Deserts County, Arizona
  • Fire Weather Watch issued March 09 at 2:50PM MST until March 11 at 9:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 2:50 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9 p.m.
  • .A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE SOUTH TROUGH THE REGION MONDAY
    NIGHT. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT DOWN THE
    COLORADO RIVER VALLEY. DRIER AIR WILL ALSO BE MOVING INTO THE
    REGION.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
    TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 101...229 AND 466...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
    WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
    IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN ARIZONA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 LAKE MEAD
    NRA/COLORADO RIVER-AZ SIDE. IN CALIFORNIA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
    229 LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY. IN NEVADA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
    466 LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-NV SIDE.
    * TIMING...GUSTY NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND A COLD FRONT THAT
    IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LATE MONDAY EVENING. WINDS
    ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE MONDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY
    EVENING. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP BELOW 15 PERCENT LATE
    TUESDAY MORNING AND REMAIN BELOW 15 PERCENT UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING.
    * WIND...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.
    * HUMIDITY...10-15 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
    AND DRY FUELS CAN CREATE CONDITIONS THAT ARE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME
    FIRE BEHAVIOR.