Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
339 PM MST WED JUL 23 2014

AZZ505-240000-
/O.NEW.KTWC.DS.W.0003.140723T2239Z-140724T0000Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK
339 PM MST WED JUL 23 2014

...DUST STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A DUST STORM
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ISOLATED BUT DENSE STREETS OF BLOWING DUST CAUSING
  DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ALONG INTERSTATE 10 BETWEEN RED
  ROCK AND PICACHO.

* TIMING...UNTIL 5 PM.

* WINDS...25 MPH GUSTING TO 50 MPH NEAR STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS.

* VISIBILITY...BELOW 1/4 MILE IN LOCALIZED DUST STREETS ACROSS
  INTERSTATE 10 BETWEEN RED ROCK AND PICACHO.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DUST STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERELY LIMITED VISIBILITIES ARE
EXPECTED WITH BLOWING DUST. BLOWING DUST CAN QUICKLY REDUCE
VISIBILITY...CAUSING ACCIDENTS THAT MAY INVOLVE CHAIN COLLISIONS
AND MULTIPLE PILEUPS. IF DENSE DUST IS OBSERVED BLOWING ACROSS OR
APPROACHING 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 OF THE BRAKE PEDAL TO ENSURE BRAKE
LIGHTS ARE NOT ILLUMINATED.

&&

$$


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