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Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
549 PM MST FRI JUL 25 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR AREAS OF BLOWING DUST THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
CREATING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA DESERTS...

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SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GILA BEND
549 PM MST FRI JUL 25 2014

...DUST STORM WARNING GILA BEND UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING...


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A DUST STORM
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING. A
BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...GILA BEND AND VICININTY...INCLUDING NEARBY PORTIONS
  OF INTERSTATE 8.

* TIMING...UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOW WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...RAPIDLY DROPPING TO AROUND 1/4 MILE...POSSIBLY
  LOWER NEAR OPEN FIELDS AND DUST-PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITIES MAY BE DROP SUDDENLY...RESULTING IN
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION IF YOU ENCOUNTER AREAS OF
  BLOWING DUST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE READY FOR A SUDDEN DROP IN VISIBILITY. IF YOU ENCOUNTER
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND ON THE ROADWAY OR SEE IT
APPROACHING...PULL OFF THE ROAD AS FAR AS POSSIBLE AND PUT YOUR
VEHICLE IN PARK. TURN THE LIGHTS ALL THE WAY OFF AND KEEP YOUR
FOOT OFF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

REMEMBER...PULL ASIDE...STAY ALIVE.

&&

$$

AZZ023-028-260400-
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GREATER PHOENIX AREA-NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUCKEYE...MESA...PHOENIX...
APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...FLORENCE
549 PM MST FRI JUL 25 2014

...DUST STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING...
...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

A DUST STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING. A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST
THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE GREATER PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA...
  ESPECIALLY THE SOUTHEAST PHOENIX VALLEY...AND AREAS IN PINAL
  COUNTY NEAR COOLIDGE...CASA GRANDE...SACATON...AND PORTIONS OF
  INTERSTATE 10 BETWEEN PHOENIX AND CASA GRANDE.

* TIMING...DUST STORM WARNING UNTIL 7 PM.

* WINDS...THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOW WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...GENERALLY
  PRODUCING DENSE BLOWING DUST.

* VISIBILITY...RAPIDLY DROPPING TO AROUND 1/4 MILE OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...AN INCREASE IN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY AND COVERAGE
  TODAY IS EXPECTED...RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE STORM
  OUTFLOWS TO MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL AZ DESERTS. AS A RESULT...
   LARGE AREAS OF INTENSE BLOWING DUST ARE POSSIBLE.
  VISIBILITIES MAY BE DROP SUDDENLY...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS
  DRIVING CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION IF YOU ENCOUNTER AREAS OF
  BLOWING DUST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE READY FOR A SUDDEN DROP IN VISIBILITY. IF YOU ENCOUNTER
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND ON THE ROADWAY OR SEE IT
APPROACHING...PULL OFF THE ROAD AS FAR AS POSSIBLE AND PUT YOUR
VEHICLE IN PARK. TURN THE LIGHTS ALL THE WAY OFF AND KEEP YOUR
FOOT OFF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

REMEMBER...PULL ASIDE...STAY ALIVE.

&&

$$

AZZ022-260400-
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NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUCKEYE...NEW RIVER...WICKENBURG
549 PM MST FRI JUL 25 2014

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE GREATER PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA...
  NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY. THIS INCLUDES THE
  DUST-PRONE TRAVEL CORRIDORS SUCH AS INTERSTATE 10...INTERSTATE
  8...STATE ROUTE 347...87 AND 79 ALONG WITH OTHER TRAVEL
  CORRIDORS THROUGH THE OPEN DESERT AREAS.

* TIMING...UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOW WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH...GENERALLY
  BLOWING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST.

* VISIBILITY...RAPIDLY DROPPING TO AROUND 1 MILE...POSSIBLY
  LOWER NEAR OPEN FIELDS AND DUST-PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS...AN INCREASE IN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY AND COVERAGE
  TODAY IS EXPECTED...RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE STORM
  OUTFLOWS TO MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL AZ DESERTS. AS A RESULT...
   LARGE AREAS OF INTENSE BLOWING DUST ARE POSSIBLE.
  VISIBILITIES MAY BE DROP SUDDENLY...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS
  DRIVING CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION IF YOU ENCOUNTER AREAS OF
  BLOWING DUST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE READY FOR A SUDDEN DROP IN VISIBILITY. IF YOU ENCOUNTER
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND ON THE ROADWAY OR SEE IT
APPROACHING...PULL OFF THE ROAD AS FAR AS POSSIBLE AND PUT YOUR
VEHICLE IN PARK. TURN THE LIGHTS ALL THE WAY OFF AND KEEP YOUR
FOOT OFF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

REMEMBER...PULL ASIDE...STAY ALIVE.

&&

$$

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