Beginning: 2018-08-09 T14:46:00
Ending: 2018-08-10 T 05:00:00

New Alert

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 MESA, CHANDLER, TEMPE, GILBERT, SUN LAKES, QUEEN CREEK, CASA GRANDE, CACTUS FOREST, FLORENCE, COOLIDGE, AND APACHE JUNCTION 746 AM MST THU AUG 9 2018

…BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM MST THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM MST THIS EVENING.

  • AFFECTED AREA…SOUTHERN MARICOPA COUNTY AND WESTERN PINAL COUNTY INCLUDING SOUTH PHOENIX, GILBERT, CHANDLER, CASA GRANDE, AND FLORENCE.
  • TIMING…BETWEEN 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH 10 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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