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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
757 PM MST FRI JUL 29 2016

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TUCSON METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
757 PM MST FRI JUL 29 2016

...DUST STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS CANCELLED THE DUST
STORM WARNING.

THE THREAT OF BLOWING DUST HAS ENDED IN THE I-10 CORRIDOR BETWEEN
TUCSON AND ELOY AS RAINS HAVE OVERTAKEN THE DUST.

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WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AJO...ORGAN PIPE CACTUS N.M.
757 PM MST FRI JUL 29 2016

...DUST STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS FROM A LARGE AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL
  CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BLOWING DUST ACROSS NORTHERN AND WESTERN
  PARTS OF THE TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION AND INTO WESTERN PIMA COUNTY
  THROUGH 9 PM MST. VISIBILITIES COULD BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A
  QUARTER MILE.

* TIMING...THROUGH 9 PM MST.

* WINDS...EAST OR SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 30 TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A QUARTER 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...

PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SHOULD STAY INDOORS UNTIL THE
STORM PASSES.
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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR LATER STATEMENTS
CONCERNING THIS DUST STORM.

&&

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