Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
1236 PM MST MON FEB 27 2017

AZZ508-272230-
Eastern Cochise County Below 5000 Feet including Douglas/Willcox-
1236 PM MST MON FEB 27 2017

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

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

* IMPACTS...Blowing dust can restrict visibilities below a mile
  posing a significant hazard to motorists.

* TIMING...Through 5 PM.

* WINDS...Out of the southwest at 15 to 30 mph, with gusts to 45 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Below 1 mile, with brief periods below 1/4 mile
  possible.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3230 10950 3241 10950 3240 10907 3218 10906
TIME...MOT...LOC 1935Z 240DEG 49KT 3237 10921

$$

Meyer


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