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Watches & Warnings

Blowing Dust Advisory
Issued: 11:15 AM PDT Oct. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Blowing dust advisory in effect until 6 PM MST /6 PM PDT/ this

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a blowing dust
advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM MST /6 PM PDT/ this

* Affected area... Yuma County.

* Timing... now through Friday evening.

* Winds... gusts over 40 mph.

* Visibility... below 1 mile.

* Impacts... hazardous driving conditions from widespread blowing
dust reducing visibility below 1 mile.

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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