Dust Risk-Based Forecast | Pinal County

Thursday

Stagnation: Light stagnation

Wind: Light becoming southwest 5-15 mph Evening outflows possible (20-30 mph)

Friday

Stagnation: Light stagnation

Wind: Light becoming west-southwest 5-12 mph

Saturday

Stagnation: Light stagnation

Wind: Light becoming west-southwest 5-15 mph

Sunday

Stagnation: Light stagnation

Wind: Light becoming west 5-10 mph, slight chance for evening outflows

Monday

Stagnation: Light stagnation

Wind: Light becoming west 5-10 mph, slight chance for evening outflows

Forecast Discussion:

A reduction in storm chances Thursday through Saturday as a more southwesterly flow aloft keep mountain storms away from desert locations. A slight increase in storm chances for Sunday and Monday. However have kept moderate dust risks forecast for entire five day period, though it may change, check back on Thursday.

- S.DiBiase
Pinal County Air Quality Meteorologist