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WWUS75 KTWC 192049
NPWTWC

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
149 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

AZZ505-506-200600-
/O.NEW.KTWC.DU.Y.0002.180219T2049Z-180220T0000Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-180220T0600Z/
South Central Pinal County-Southeast Pinal County-
Including the cities of Picacho Peak State Park, Mammoth,
and Oracle
149 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Blowing Dust
Advisory, which is in effect until 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...A weather system moving through Arizona today will
  cause strong west or southwest winds. Winds may cause minor tree
  damage, isolated power outages, move light-weight unsecured
  objects like patio furniture and create driving difficulties for
  high profile vehicles. Blowing dust can restrict visibilities
  below a mile posing a significant hazard to motorists.

* TIMING...Strong and gusty winds will continue into this evening.
  Speeds are expected to diminish below advisory levels after 11 pm
  this evening.

* WINDS...West to southwest winds of 25-30 mph with gusts of 40-45
  mph into early this evening. Wind speeds will gradually decrease
  this evening, with speeds decreasing to less than 20 mph after
  11 pm from west to east.

* VISIBILITY...Areas of visibility less than 1 mile in blowing
  dust across Pinal County.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or greater
are expected in the valleys...or 35 mph or greater above
5000 feet. Higher gusts are also likely. This could make driving
difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

A Blowing Dust Advisory means that blowing dust will restrict
visibilities below one mile in some areas. Travelers are urged to
use caution. If you encounter localized dense blowing dust...
especially near plowed fields or construction sites...do not
drive into it if at all possible.

&&

$$

AZZ503-504-507>514-200600-
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-180220T0600Z/
Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley-Tucson Metro Area-
Upper San Pedro River Valley-
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-Upper Gila River Valley-
White Mountains of Graham and Greenlee Counties-
Galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains-Chiricahua Mountains-
Dragoon and Mule and Huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains-
Catalina and Rincon Mountains-
Including the cities of Sierra Vista, Benson, Willcox, Clifton,
Safford, Hannagan Meadow, Mount Graham, Chiricahua NM, Bisbee,
Canelo Hills, Madera Canyon, Mount Lemmon, and Summerhaven
149 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS...A weather system moving through Arizona today will
  cause strong west or southwest winds. Winds may cause minor
  tree damage, isolated power outages, move light-weight
  unsecured objects like patio furniture and create driving
  difficulties for high profile vehicles.

* TIMING...Gusty winds will continue into this evening. Speeds
  are expected to diminish below advisory levels after 11 pm this
  evening.

* WINDS...West to southwest winds of 25-30 mph with gusts of 40-45
  mph will continue this afternoon. Wind speeds will gradually
  decrease this evening, with speeds decreasing to less than 20
  mph after 11 pm from west to east.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or greater
are expected in the valleys...or 35 mph or greater above
5000 feet. Higher gusts are also likely. This could make driving
difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

&&

$$


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