MARICOPA County, Arizona
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Blowing Dust Advisory
AZZ022-023-027-028-260400-
/O.COR.KPSR.DU.Y.0023.140725T2100Z-140726T0400Z/
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUCKEYE...NEW RIVER...WICKENBURG...
MESA...PHOENIX...GILA BEND...APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...
FLORENCE
312 AM MST FRI JUL 25 2014

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 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...2 PM MST 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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