CA WFO PHOENIX Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO PHOENIX Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Thursday, January 26, 2023

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WIND ADVISORY

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Phoenix AZ

140 AM MST Wed Jan 25 2023

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 PM PST

THURSDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 to 45 mph

expected.

* WHERE...Chuckwalla Mountains, Southeastern Imperial County and

Chiriaco Summit.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Difficult driving conditions, especially for larger

vehicles traveling along roads with crosswinds. Light,

unsecured objects may become airborne.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of between

30 and 40 mph are expected, or wind gusts of between 40 and

58 mph. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially

for high profile vehicles. In addition, strong winds over desert

areas could result in briefly lowered visibilities to well under

a mile at times in blowing dust or blowing sand. Use extra

caution.

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM PST

* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 to 50 mph

* WHERE...Western portion of Joshua Tree National Park.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 7 PM PST Thursday.

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