Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
158 AM MST THU MAR 23 2017

AZZ022>024-027-028-231030-
Northwest and North Central Pinal County AZ-
Southern Gila/Tonto NF Foothills AZ-Northwest Maricopa County AZ-
Greater Phoenix Area AZ-Southwest Maricopa County AZ-
158 AM MST THU MAR 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR GILA...MARICOPA AND PINAL
COUNTIES UNTIL 330 AM MST...

At 154 AM MST, Doppler radar was tracking developing showers and
isolated thunderstorms across the south-central Arizona deserts
moving northeast at 25 to 35 mph.

Surface wind gusting in excess of 40 mph along with blowing dust
will be possible with these showers and storms as they move through
the area.

Locations impacted include...
Phoenix, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Tempe, Casa Grande,
Apache Junction, Florence, Fountain Hills, Paradise Valley,
Coolidge, Interstate and local highway traffic across portions of
Maricopa and northwest Pinal Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Locally dense blowing dust is possible.  If you encounter blowing
dust while driving, pull over as far off the roadway as possible and
park. Turn off your headlights and keep your foot off the brake.

&&

LAT...LON 3400 11175 3401 11143 3382 11117 3292 11142
      3276 11162 3273 11174 3280 11178 3276 11205
      3272 11207 3272 11214 3268 11215 3268 11220
      3256 11221 3258 11284 3390 11227 3405 11215
TIME...MOT...LOC 0854Z 209DEG 23KT 3288 11199

$$

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