NOAA's National Weather Service
Weather Alerts for Mohave AZ   (AZC015)

icn  RED FLAG WARNING
MOHAVE AZ   (AZC015)

Effective: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 10:00am MST Severity: Severe
Updated: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 09:39pm MST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 06:00pm MST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Lake Mead NRA, Colorado River-AZ side
 
Alert:
.Surface high pressure building across the northern Great Basin
will generate gusty north winds down the Colorado River Valley
through Tuesday, primarily between Lake Mohave and Lake Havasu
City. Wind speeds look to be strongest on Tuesday. Humidity
values will fall below 10 percent each day as well.
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PDT /10 AM MST/ MONDAY
TO 6 PM PDT /6 PM MST/ TUESDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 101, 229, AND 466...
The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM PDT /10 AM MST/ Monday to
6 PM PDT /6 PM MST/ Tuesday.
* AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zone 101. In
California...Fire weather zone 229. In Nevada...Fire weather
zone 466.
* TIMING...Conditions for critical fire behavior will occur late
Monday morning and continue through early Tuesday evening.
* WIND...North 20 to 25 mph, gusts to 35 mph Monday. North 25 to
30 mph, gusts to 40 mph Tuesday. The winds will diminish a
little Monday night.
* HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity values 5 to 10 percent each day.
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
Instructions:
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

 

icn  LAKE WIND ADVISORY
MOHAVE AZ   (AZC015)

Effective: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 10:00am MST Severity: Minor
Updated: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 01:59am MST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 06:00pm MST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Lake Havasu and Fort Mohave; Lake Mead National Recreation Area
 
Alert:
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PDT /10 AM MST/ THIS
MORNING TO 6 PM PDT /6 PM MST/ TUESDAY...
The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM PDT /10 AM MST/ this
morning to 6 PM PDT /6 PM MST/ Tuesday.
* TIMING...Late Monday Morning through Tuesday evening...with the
strongest winds expected Tuesday Morning.
* WINDS...North winds of 25 to 30 mph with occasional gusts to 40
mph. Strongest winds expected near Laughlin.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will create rough water conditions on
Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, and Lake Havasu. Waves could swamp
small craft. Areas of low visibility due to blowing dust will
be possible.
Instructions:
A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.