628  
WWUS76 KPDT 121946  
NPWPDT  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR  
1246 PM PDT MON APR 12 2021  
 
WAZ028-029-130400-  
/O.NEW.KPDT.DU.Y.0002.210413T1800Z-210414T0300Z/  
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-  
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CONNELL, PROSSER, TRI-CITIES, DAYTON,  
WAITSBURG, AND WALLA WALLA  
1246 PM PDT MON APR 12 2021  
 
...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT  
TUESDAY...  
 
* WHAT...VISIBILITY BETWEEN ONE QUARTER MILE AND ONE MILE IN  
BLOWING DUST EXPECTED AT TIMES, ESPECIALLY NEAR FRESHLY PLOWED  
FIELDS.  
 
* WHERE...LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON AND FOOTHILLS OF  
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT TUESDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY  
FROM BLOWING DUST.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BLOWING DUST WILL OCCUR MOSTLY IN AREAS  
NEAR FRESHLY PLOWED FIELDS IN THE LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN AND BLUE  
MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS OF WASHINGTON. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE  
NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT DRIVE INTO AN AREA OF BLOWING DUST.  
REMEMBER, PULL ASIDE, STAY ALIVE.  
 

 
 

 
 
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HTTPS://WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON  
 
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