August 17, 2021 at 5:19 pm

Severe Weather Statement


Issued Zones:  Coconino County … Northern half of Apache and Navajo Counties …

Site:  Arizona Weather Force has issued a Severe Weather Statement effective Wednesday …

Date:  8/17/21 at 5:10pm PT

Forecast: A Pacific trough moving through the Great Basin into Utah on Wednesday will still a hold of Northern Arizona, from Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon and over into Navajo and Apache Counties.  Strong upper ascent and high instability will make for severe thunderstorm development.  Storms in the statement area will be capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, in addition to that, flood risk remains high …

A Severe Weather Statement is issued from this office when conditions are becoming favorable for a Severe Thunderstorm Watch within the 18-24 hour period and gives a chance to prepare…

10 mile rule:  These alerts issued on this site
means that within your zone and 10 miles from you will see the event
forecast for.  You may or may not see the event but it means you are in
the zone or 10 miles from where someone will.

Forecaster: KM