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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
154 PM MST THU APR 24 2014

...STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WITH THE POTENTIAL BLOWING DUST
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

AZZ503-504-506>509-511>514-251400-
/O.NEW.KTWC.WI.Y.0009.140426T1800Z-140427T0200Z/
UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY-TUCSON METRO AREA-
SOUTHEAST PINAL COUNTY-UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY-
EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000 FEET-UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NOGALES...TUCSON...GREEN VALLEY...
VAIL...ORACLE...SIERRA VISTA...BENSON...WILLCOX...DOUGLAS...
CLIFTON...SAFFORD...MOUNT GRAHAM...CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...
CANELO HILLS...MADERA CANYON...MOUNT LEMMON...SUMMERHAVEN
154 PM MST THU APR 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM MST SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS TO RESULT FROM ISOLATED AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.
  DRIVING MAY ALSO BE DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE LATE MORNING HOURS WITH
  THE STRONGEST WINDS DURING THE AFTERNOON SATURDAY. WINDS WILL
  TAPER OFF IN THE EARLY EVENING. THE ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM
  11 AM TO 7 PM MST SATURDAY.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO 50 MPH.
  THE HIGHER WIND SPEEDS WILL OCCUR IN AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS.

* 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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