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WWUS84 KEPZ 242101  
SPSEPZ  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM  
301 PM MDT SUN JUN 24 2018  
 
NMZ404-250245-  
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LORDSBURG, RED ROCK, AND VIRDEN  
301 PM MDT SUN JUN 24 2018  
   
..DUST PLUMES AND CHANNELS DEVELOPING ON LORDSBURG PLAYA
 
 
AT 301 PM MDT PLUMES OF BLOWING DUST WERE BEGINNING TO DEVELOP ON  
LORDSBURG PLAYA ADJACENT TO INTERSTATE 10. EXPECT PERIODIC DUST  
TO CONTINUE TO DEVELOP THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS AS WIND GUSTS  
APPROACH 30 MPH.  
 
MOTORISTS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVELING ON I-10 BETWEEN  
LORDSBURG AND THE ARIZONA STATE LINE. ABRUPT VISIBILITY CHANGES  
CAN OCCUR AT ANY MOMENT WITH STRONG WINDS AROUND THE PLAYA.  
 
IF CAUGHT IN A DUST STORM, PULL OFF TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD, TURN  
OFF ALL LIGHTS, AND KEEP YOUR FOOT OFF THE BRAKE PEDAL. OTHERWISE,  
OTHER MOTORISTS MAY ASSUME YOU ARE STILL MOVING IN THE TRAVEL  
LANE.  
 
DUSTY CONDITIONS WILL DIMINISH AT SUNSET.  
 

 
 
HARDIMAN  
 
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