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Blowing Dust Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
938 AM MST FRI JUL 29 2016

...DENSE BLOWING DUST POSSIBLE...

AZZ022-023-026-300300-
/O.NEW.KPSR.DU.Y.0025.160730T0000Z-160730T0300Z/
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUCKEYE...LAKE PLEASANT...MORRISTOWN...
NEW RIVER...TONOPAH...WICKENBURG...CAREFREE...CAVE CREEK...
CHANDLER...FOUNTAIN HILLS...GILBERT...GLENDALE...MESA...PEORIA...
PHOENIX...SCOTTSDALE...SUN CITY...TEMPE...DATELAND...TACNA...
WELLTON
938 AM MST FRI JUL 29 2016

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A BLOWING DUST
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...MUCH OF SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA INCLUDING THE
  INTERSTATE 10 AND INTERSTATE 8 CORRIDORS FROM PHOENIX TO CASA
  GRANDE AND GILA BEND.

* TIMING...LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH PINAL COUNTY SPREADING NORTH
  AND WEST THROUGH PHOENIX DURING THE EARLY EVENING.

* WINDS...GUSTS OVER 40 MPH LIKELY.

* VISIBILITY...BELOW 1 MILE WILL BE COMMON.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FROM WIDESPREAD BLOWING DUST
  REDUCING VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE. LOCAL DENSE BLOWING DUST IS ALSO
  POSSIBLE.

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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