454  
WWUS75 KPSR 141741  
NPWPSR  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ  
1041 AM MST TUE AUG 14 2018  
   
..BLOWING DUST POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
 
 
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/O.NEW.KPSR.DU.Y.0017.180815T0000Z-180815T0600Z/  
GILA BEND-EAST VALLEY-SOUTH MOUNTAIN/AHWATUKEE-  
SOUTHEAST VALLEY/QUEEN CREEK-NORTHWEST PINAL COUNTY-  
WEST PINAL COUNTY-APACHE JUNCTION/GOLD CANYON-  
SONORAN DESERT NATL MONUMENT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GILA BEND, SENTINEL, MESA, CHANDLER,  
TEMPE, GILBERT, SUN LAKES, QUEEN CREEK, CASA GRANDE,  
CACTUS FOREST, FLORENCE, COOLIDGE, AND APACHE JUNCTION  
1041 AM MST TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
11 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 11 PM  
MST THIS EVENING.  
 
* TIMING...BETWEEN 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND 11 PM THIS 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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