Pinal Emergency Notification System

The following emergency advisory is in effect until 7 PM this evening. Use caution during your evening commute. Visibility could be reduced depending upon your location and current wind conditions. Drive safe San Tan Valley.


Blowing Dust Advisory
Beginning: 2018-04-19T21:02:00
Ending: 2018-04-20T02:00:00
New Alert

SOUTH MOUNTAIN/AHWATUKEE-SOUTHEAST VALLEY/QUEEN CREEK- NORTHWEST PINAL COUNTY-WEST PINAL COUNTY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SUN LAKES, QUEEN CREEK, CASA GRANDE, CACTUS FOREST, FLORENCE, AND COOLIDGE 202 PM

  • MST THU APR 19 2018
    …BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING…
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING.
  • AFFECTED AREA…MUCH OF NORTHERN PINAL COUNTY AND PARTS OF SOUTHEAST MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING STATE ROUTE 347 AND INTERSTATE 10. TIMING…THROUGH 7 PM
  • WINDS…WEST WINDS GUSTING OVER 30 MPH.
  • VISIBILITY…FALLING BELOW 1 MILE IN MANY LOCATIONS. ISOLATED DUST STREAMS NEAR OPEN DESERT MAY RESULT IN WORSE VISIBILITIES.
  • IMPACTS…DENSE BLOWING DUST MAY MAKE DRIVING VERY DANGEROUS WITH SUDDEN REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITIES.

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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