Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
1256 PM MST FRI APR 18 2014

AZZ502-504-505-182045-
SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY INCLUDING ELOY/PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK
AZ-TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION INCLUDING SELLS AZ-TUCSON METRO AREA
INCLUDING TUCSON/GREEN VALLEY/MARANA/VAIL AZ-
1256 PM MST FRI APR 18 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING DUST UNTIL 145 PM MST...

SPOTTERS REPORTED A LOCALIZED AREA OF BLOWING DUST

AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...AVRA VALLEY...SILVER BELL...RED
ROCK...PICACHO PEAK...PICACHO AND FRIENDLY CORNERS. INTERSTATE 10
BETWEEN MARANA AND ELOY WILL BE ALSO BE AFFECTED.

EXPECT REDUCED VISIBILITIES BELOW 1/2 MILE DUE TO BLOWING DUST.

IN ADDITION...BLOWING DUST CAN QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY...CAUSING
ACCIDENTS THAT MAY INVOLVE CHAIN COLLISIONS AND MULTIPLE PILEUPS. IF
DENSE DUST IS OBSERVED BLOWING ACROSS 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 THE BRAKE PEDAL TO
ENSURE BRAKE LIGHTS ARE NOT ILLUMINATED

LAT...LON 3254 11115 3221 11135 3239 11169 3262 11166
      3275 11148

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