Wind Advisory in effect – Thursday 3/7/19

***WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MST THIS EVENING***

The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 7 PM MST this evening.

* TIMING…Strong winds will develop this morning and continue through this evening along and northeast of higher terrain including the Mogollon Rim, San Francisco Peaks, Black Mesa, and Chuska Mountains.

* WINDS…Generally 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Localized gusts to around 55 mph will be possible along favored terrain.

* IMPACTS…Hazardous crosswinds on area roads including Highway 89 north of Flagstaff and much of Interstate 40. Loose lighter weight items may get blown around.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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