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WWUS75 KTWC 252138
NPWTWC

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
238 PM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

AZZ508-260300-
/O.CON.KTWC.DU.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-170426T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170426T0300Z/
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-
Including the city of Willcox
238 PM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Blowing Dust
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM MST
this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will result in areas of dense
  blowing dust along Interstate-10 near San Simon and the
  Willcox Playa. Blowing dust can restrict visibilities below a
  mile posing a significant hazard to motorists. In general,
  winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for
  high profile vehicles. In addition to roadway impacts, loose
  and unsecured outdoor objects may be blown around.

* TIMING...Gusty winds will persist into this evening,
  diminishing by 8 PM.

* WINDS...Southwest to west winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts to
  near 50 mph in the afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Dense blowing dust near San Simon may reduce
  visibility to less than a half mile at times. Otherwise,
  blowing dust will occasionally limit visibility to less than a
  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...

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>507-509>515-260300-
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170426T0300Z/
Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Southeast Pinal County-
Upper San Pedro River Valley-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-Baboquivari Mountains-
Including the cities of Nogales, Tucson, Green Valley, Marana,
Vail, Picacho Peak State Park, Mammoth, Oracle, Sierra Vista,
Benson, Clifton, Safford, Hannagan Meadow, Mount Graham,
Chiricahua NM, Bisbee, Canelo Hills, Madera Canyon, Mount Lemmon,
and Summerhaven
238 PM MST Tue Apr 25 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
  especially for high profile vehicles. In addition...loose and
  unsecured outdoor objects may be blown around. Localized
  blowing dust will be possible, especially near loose dry
  soils. Blowing dust may briefly reduce visibilities below a
  mile.

* TIMING...Gusty winds will persist into this evening,
  diminishing by 8 PM.

* WINDS...Southwest to west winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts to
  near 50 mph in the afternoon.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the DETAILED HAZARDS tab

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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