Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
947 PM MST TUE JUL 26 2016

AZZ023-024-028-270600-
GREATER PHOENIX AREA AZ-NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY AZ-
SOUTHERN GILA/TONTO NF FOOTHILLS AZ-
947 PM MST TUE JUL 26 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND BLOWING DUST...

AT 943 PM MST...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A MODERATELY STRONG GUST
FRONT GENERATED FROM DISTANT THUNDERSTORMS NEAR TUCSON...MOVING
NORTHWEST TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST PHOENIX VALLEY CITIES OF GILBERT...
MESA...TEMPE...APACHE JUNCTION...AND NEARBY PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE
10.

THE GUST FRONT OF 20 TO 30 MPH WINDS...POSSIBLY 35 MPH...WILL
GENERATE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WITH VISIBILITIES UNDER 5 MILES AT
TIMES.

THE GUST FRONT SHOULD ARRIVE IN GILBERT AND MESA BETWEEN 1015 PM AND
1030 PM...THEN SPREAD NORTHWEST TOWARD PHOENIX AND SKY HARBOR
AIRPORT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MESA...CHANDLER...GILBERT...TEMPE...APACHE JUNCTION...SUN LAKES...
EAST MESA...QUEEN CREEK...BAPCHULE...SEVILLE...OLBERG...
SUPERSTITION MOUNTAINS...GILBERT CITY HALL...FREESTONE PARK...
USERY MOUNTAIN PARK...SUPERSTITION SPRINGS MALL...
SAN TAN VILLAGE MALL...DOWNTOWN MESA...
FIESTA MALL AND LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK.

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 3331 11130 3305 11195 3339 11199 3354 11156
TIME...MOT...LOC 0443Z 147DEG 23KT 3296 11138

$$

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