Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
845 PM MST FRI JUL 29 2016

AZZ502-300445-
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TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-
845 PM MST FRI JUL 29 2016

...DUST STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MST THIS EVENING...

BLOWING DUST IS NO LONGER A SIGNIFICANT THREAT AS RAINS OVERTAKE
THE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.

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AZZ501-300500-
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WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AJO...ORGAN PIPE CACTUS N.M.
845 PM MST FRI JUL 29 2016

...DUST STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS FROM A LARGE AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL
  CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BLOWING DUST ACROSS WESTERN PIMA COUNTY
  THROUGH 10 PM MST. VISIBILITIES COULD BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A
  QUARTER MILE.

* TIMING...THROUGH 10 PM MST.

* WINDS...EAST OR SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 30 TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SHOULD STAY INDOORS UNTIL THE
STORM PASSES. A DUST STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERELY LIMITED
VISIBILITIES ARE EXPECTED WITH BLOWING DUST. BLOWING DUST CAN
QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY...CAUSING ACCIDENTS THAT MAY INVOLVE
CHAIN COLLISIONS AND MULTIPLE PILEUPS. IF DENSE DUST IS OBSERVED
BLOWING ACROSS OR APPROACHING A ROADWAY...PULL YOUR VEHICLE OFF
THE PAVEMENT AS FAR AS POSSIBLE TO STOP. TURN OFF THE LIGHTS...
SET THE EMERGENCY BRAKE...AND TAKE YOUR FOOT OFF OF THE BRAKE
PEDAL TO ENSURE BRAKE LIGHTS ARE NOT ILLUMINATED.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR LATER STATEMENTS
CONCERNING THIS DUST STORM.

&&

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