Weather Alerts for Pima County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
PIMA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Pima-Southeastern Pinal-Santa Cruz-Western Cochise - Southern Graham-Central and Eastern Cochise-Southern Greenlee-Lower Elevations of the San Carlos Apache Nation in Graham County
Effective: Sun, 5/26 12:00pm Updated: Sat, 5/25 1:48am Urgency: Future
Expires: Sun, 5/26 6:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR
STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 5500 FEET IN SOUTHERN FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152...
* AFFECTED AREA...Southern portions of Fire Weather Zones 151
and 152 below 5500 feet.
* TIMING...Sunday afternoon.
* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot south to southwest winds of 15 to
30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity values between
10 and 15 percent.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
potential to spread rapidly.
* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...Visit
weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon.

Information:
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Fire Weather Watch for portions of Southeast
Arizona.