Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory

The National Weather Service in Bellemont has issued a Wind Advisory for much of northern Arizona, which in effect from noon to 11-pm Thursday. Strong winds developing Thursday afternoon will peak during the late afternoon and early evening. Southwest winds of 20 to 35 mph are expected with gusts from 40 to 55 mph. Winds this strong can make travel difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Blowing dust could also reduce visibility over the Little Colorado River valley, including I-40 from just east of Flagstaff to near Holbrook.